By Carl Hanson

These top-rated pork recipes are all under 300 calories and ready in 45 minutes or less -- perfect for weeknight dinners.

Pork & Pineapple Stir-Fry

263 Calories | Ready in 35 Minutes

Rave Review: "This stir-fry is a simple, and quick recipe. The plum sauce gives it a special lift, and everyone always seems to love it." -- BRADTHERESA

Pork and Pineapple Stir Fry | Photo by Meredith

Pork Chops with Apple Cider Glaze

237 Calories | Ready in 45 Minutes

Rave Review: "The pork chops with a glossy apple cider glaze are really easy; and while there's no starch or extra butter involved, the sauce reduces quickly to a thick, rich, sweet-tart apple syrup." -- Chef John

Pork Chops with Apple Cider Glaze | Photo by Allrecipes

Pork Chow Mein

177 Calories | Ready in 35 Minutes

Rave Review: "I used leftover pork loin roast adding it with the broth. Very good basic recipe that can easily be modified to personal preference." -- Denise

Pork Chow Mein | Photo by Meredith

Chipotle Crusted Pork Tenderloin

183 Calories | Ready in 35 Minutes

Rave Review: "This is a 10+. Great flavor! The pork tasted like it was cooked on a spit fire. Loved it!" -- Donna

Thai Coconut Pork Curry

224 Calories | Ready in 25 Minutes

Rave Review: "Not too spicy and it had a terrific flavor." -- thedailygourmet

Thai Coconut Pork Curry with Peppers | Photo by Meredith

Pork Tenderloin Diablo

237 Calories | Ready in 40 Minutes

Rave Review: "This is a great pork recipe. Mustard is a classic with pork, but when you add the extra zing of horseradish and cayenne, and then smooth it out with a little cream and butter, well, it's devilishly delicious." -- Chef John

Pork Tenderloin Diablo | Photo by naples34102

Spicy Italian Pork Cutlets

260 Calories | Ready in 35 Minutes

Rave Review: "Quick, easy and very tasty! I made one change: using canned tomatoes with Italian spices in place of the fresh." -- MEGBAUM

Spicy Italian Pork Chops | Photo by Meredith

Curried Pork Burgers

269 Calories | Ready in 35 Minutes

Rave Review: "So delicious and different. Definitely a recipe for the adventurous, adult burger palate. We topped with sauteed onions and peppers." -- Saveur

Curried Pork Burgers | Photo by Meredith

Spicy Cauliflower Fried 'Rice' with Pork

257 Calories | Ready in 35 Minutes

Rave Review: "Perfect! A super-healthy alternative to traditional fried rice without all the carbs!" -- LilSnoo

Spicy Cauliflower Fried Rice with Pork | Photo by LilSnoo


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