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Five-Spice Pork and Apple Salad

Rated as 4.33 out of 5 Stars

"Chinese five-spice lends it exotic, complex flavors to roasted pork tenderloin, sliced and served over fresh mixed greens with apple and onion slices."
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30 m servings 222 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings


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  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
  2. Season tenderloin on all sides with 1 1/2 teaspoons Chinese five-spice powder, salt, and pepper. Place tenderloin in shallow pan and roast for about 20 minutes, or until internal temperature reaches 145 degrees F. Remove pork from oven and let rest 5 minutes.
  3. While pork is cooking, core and thinly slice apple. Thinly slice onion. While pork is resting, in a large bowl, whisk together vinegar, oil, and remaining 1/2 teaspoon Chinese five-spice powder. Add salad greens, apple, and onion and toss. Season with salt and pepper to taste if desired. Arrange salad on plates or a platter Cut pork into thin slices. Arrange on top of salads and serve.


  • *Note: Chinese five-spice powder is a spice blend available in either the spice section or the Asian or ethnic food section of most major supermarkets.
  • Serving Suggestions: Five-spice powder is a mixture of five spices encompassing all five flavors of sweet, sour, bitter, pungent, and salty. Serve with whole wheat rolls.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 222 calories; 10.3 g fat; 13.5 g carbohydrates; 20.3 g protein; 49 mg cholesterol; 594 mg sodium. Full nutrition


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Quality recipe base, but don't recommend seasoning with Chinese Five Spice as called for below. Salad dressing could be halved.