Pork Tenderloin with Strawberry-Mango Salsa Recipe

If you've never paired strawberries with meat, then expect to be wowed by this pork tenderloin with strawberry-mango salsa recipe.

Succulent strawberries and creamy mango are enhanced with aromatic anise seed in this simple yet flavorful strawberry-mango salsa. The fruits' sweetness provides the perfect balance to the savory, buttery flavor of the pork tenderloin.

Pork Tenderloin Recipe with Strawberry-Mango Salsa

    Prep Time: 15 minutes

    Cook time: 15 minutes

    Yield: Serves 4

Pork Tenderloin with Strawberry-Mango Salsa Ingredients

    Pork Tenderloin:

    1 1/4 pound pork tenderloin

    Salt and pepper

    2 teaspoons olive oil

    2 teaspoons butter

    Strawberry-Mango Salsa:

    1 tablespoon butter

    1 cup sweet onion, such as Vidalia

    1 teaspoon anise seed

    1 cup diced mango

    2 cups chopped strawberries

    Salt and freshly ground back pepper, to taste

    2 cups cooked grain of your choice, such as couscous, quinoa,or white rice.

Pork Tenderloin with Strawberry-Mango Salsa Recipe Instructions

    Cut the pork tenderloin into medallions, and season with salt and pepper. Let stand for about 10 minutes.

    Meanwhile, for the salsa, melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat.

    Saute the sweet onion for 3-4 minutes, or until slightly softened and browned. Stir in the anise seed and diced mango, cooking for 2 minutes more. Add strawberries and cook 2-3 minutes, until slightly softened. Season with salt and pepper. Remove from heat.

    In a large skillet over medium-high heat, melt 2 teaspoons olive oil and 2 teaspoons butter.

    Add the pork; cook for 3-4 minutes, until crispy and browned, then flip and cook until browned all over and just cooked through (the meat should be tender).

    Place cooked grain on a platter, add cooked pork, and cover with warm fruit salsa. Serve immediately.

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