Spiced Pork Tenderloin with Ginger Strawberry Sauce  

Spiced Pork Tenderloin with Ginger Strawberry Sauce

The hint of mid-eastern flavours complement both the succulent pork and the sweet strawberries.

Preparation Time: 12 minutes
Grilling Time:  25 minutes
Standing Time:  10 minutes - Serves 4 to 6
1 tbsp (15 mL)
vegetable oil
1-1/2 tsp (7 mL) each ground cumin and coriander
1/2 tsp (2 mL) ground cinnamon
Pinch cayenne pepper
1-1/2 lb (750 g) pork tenderloin
Ginger Strawberry Sauce  
3/4 cup (175 mL)

apple jelly

2 tbsp (25 mL) lemon juice
1-1/2 tsp (7 mL) grated fresh gingerroot
(or 1/2 tsp/2 mL ground ginger)
2 cups (500 mL) sliced hulled Ontario Strawberries

In small bowl, mix together oil, cumin, coriander, cinnamon and cayenne; brush all over pork tenderloin. Let stand for 20 minutes.

Place on grill over medium heat; close lid and cook for 18 to 25 minutes or until just a hint of pink remains, turning halfway through. Remove to cutting board; let stand tented with foil for 10 to 15 minutes before diagonally slicing into 1/2-inch (1 cm) thick slices.

Ginger Strawberry Sauce:
Meanwhile, in medium saucepan, heat jelly, lemon juice and ginger; stirring to melt jelly. Turn off heat; stir in strawberries. Spoon some sauce onto plates; arrange meat slices over top. Drizzle remaining sauce over meat.

Tip: Cook meat to 160 F (70 C) on a meat thermometer.

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