Pork Tenderloin with Pineapple Salsa – Our school lunch recipe wagon presents a school meal you can take to work or to school. Our recipes are quick, easy and less than 30 minutes to cook. Cook our recipes the night before, refrigerate and pack for the next day. Or, on the other hand, you can make our meals and freeze them for next week. Our special today is Pork Tenderloin with Pineapple Salsa
SCHOOL LUNCH RECIPE WAGON: Pork Tenderloin with Pineapple Salsa
The tangy flavors of Hawaii our combined in pork and this unusual salsa. Try it on the barbecue.
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 ¼ pounds boneless pork tenderloin
¼ teaspoon ground cumin
1 teaspoon dried thyme leaves, crumbled
½ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 can (8 ounces) crushed pineapple pectin juice, drained
¼ cup finely chopped red onion
1 small red tomato, finely chopped
¼ cup chopped cilantro
the broiler. Trim and discard excess fat from pork. To butterfly the tenderloin, with a sharp knife placed along one long side of the meat, cut it horizontally almost to the opposite side. Open the meat like a book and press it flat.
the pork on the rack over a broiler pan. In a small bowl, combine oil salt, thyme, and Cayenne pepper. Brush both sides of the pork what’s the mixture. Broil the pork 4 inches from the heat for five minutes. Turn the meat over and continue boiling until it is just cooked but still moist, about three more minutes.
Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine pineapple, tomato, onion, jalapeno pepper, cilantro, and cumin.
the pork to a carving Board and let it stand for several minutes. Slice the pork across the green. Place the pork slices on the warm serving platter, served with a pineapple salsa on the side. Place in a heated lunchbox for hot lunch to go.
Happy Back to School Year!!
SCHOOL LUNCH CHEF