CHEF JEFF — ONE BYTE AT A TIME: Sweet and Spicy Roast PorkThe dry rub for meat makes for a tasty crust.
By: Herald Staff Report,
The dry rub for meat makes for a tasty crust.
Sweet and Spicy Roast Pork
¾ pound pork tenderloin
2 teaspoons ground cumin
2 teaspoons ground coriander
1/8 teaspoon cayenne
2 tablespoons brown sugar
Vegetable oil spray
Salt, freshly ground pepper
Heat broiler. Line baking sheet with foil. Remove visible fat from pork. Mix cumin, coriander, cayenne, sugar in bowl. Spray pork on all sides with oil. Roll in spice mixture, pressing mixture into pork. Place on baking tray. Broil 6 inches from heat for 10 minutes. Turn pork, broil 5 more minutes, until internal temperature reaches 145 degrees on meat thermometer. Set aside to rest 5 minutes before slicing.
Yield: Serves 2.
Approximate nutritional analysis per serving: 264 calories, 20 percent of calories from fat) 5.9 grams fat (1.5 grams saturated), 108 milligrams cholesterol, 36.3 grams protein, 15.9 grams carbohydrates, 1 gram fiber, 100 milligrams sodium.
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