Fragrant Roast Pork

Fragrant Roast Pork with Five-Spice Relish

By Lisa Keys, Honorable Mention - Main Courses/Entrees - Wise Choice Recipe Contest
It's quick! It's easy! It's delicious! Perfect for the family on the go!


  • Serving Size: 4 ounces pork, 1/2 cup relish


  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon five-spice powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 pound pork tenderloins
  • 1 cup California golden raisins
  • 1 can (8 ounces) crushed pineapple in juice
  • 2 tablespoons light brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons seasoned rice vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon five-spice powder
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • Cilantro sprigs; for garnish


Heat oven to 425°F. In small bowl, combine salt, 1/2 teaspoon five-spice powder and pepper. Rub onto pork tenderloin and roast in greased shallow pan for 35 to 40 minutes at 425°F or until 160°F internal temperature.

Meanwhile, combine raisins, pineapple, brown sugar, vinegar and 1/2 teaspoon five-spice powder in small saucepan over medium heat. Bring to boil, stirring constantly, and simmer 5 minutes or until almost all liquid is evaporated. Remove from heat and stir in cilantro.

Slice pork; arrange on serving plate and spoon relish on top. Garnish with cilantro sprigs and serve hot.

Note: Store leftover pork and relish separately in refrigerator.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving

Calories 330 (11% from fat); Total Fat 4g (sat 1g, mono 1g, poly <1g, trans 0g ); Cholesterol 75mg; Protein 26g; Carbohydrate 50g; (Dietary Fiber 2g; Sugars 42g; ); Iron 3mg; Sodium 450mg; Calcium 48mg; Potassium 820mg

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