AuthorMike EgrieCategoryDifficultyIntermediate
Kahlua Tenderloin with Pineapple Slaw
Yields4 Servings
Prep Time35 minsCook Time15 minsTotal Time50 mins
 1 lb pork tenderloin
 1 tbsp liquid smoke
 2 tsp olive oil
Pineapple Slaw:
  cup fresh lime juice
 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
 2 tsp sugar
 4 cups coleslaw mix
 1 ¼ cups diced fresh pineapple
 2 tbsp finely chopped fresh cilantro
 1 tbsp Finely chopped jalapeño (optional)
1

Preheat oven to 425 F. Season pork with salt and pepper to taste; drizzle with liquid smoke. In a large ovenproof skillet heat oil over medium-high heat. Add pork; cook 3 minutes, turning brown evenly on all sides.

2

Transfer skillet from oven. Let pork stand 10 minutes before cutting into thin slices.

3

For the slaw, in a small bowl whisk together lime juice, olive oil and sugar. In a medium bowl combine coleslaw mic, pineapple, cilantro and (if desired) jalapeño. Add lime mixture, and season with salt and pepper to taste; toss to coat. Serve with sliced pork.

Make it a meal: Serve with black beans and steamed brown rice.

Culinary: What is liquid smoke?
Liquid smoke is a seasoning made from water and compressed natural smoke. It’s added to meats and vegetables to make them taste like they’ve been barbecued or cooked in a smoker.

Nutrition: Pineapple
Tangy and sweet pineapple fruit is rich in vitamins and the proteolytic compound bromelain

Make it Gluten Free: Dependent on using a Gluten Free liquid smoke.

Ingredients

 1 lb pork tenderloin
 1 tbsp liquid smoke
 2 tsp olive oil
Pineapple Slaw:
  cup fresh lime juice
 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
 2 tsp sugar
 4 cups coleslaw mix
 1 ¼ cups diced fresh pineapple
 2 tbsp finely chopped fresh cilantro
 1 tbsp Finely chopped jalapeño (optional)

Directions

1

Preheat oven to 425 F. Season pork with salt and pepper to taste; drizzle with liquid smoke. In a large ovenproof skillet heat oil over medium-high heat. Add pork; cook 3 minutes, turning brown evenly on all sides.

2

Transfer skillet from oven. Let pork stand 10 minutes before cutting into thin slices.

3

For the slaw, in a small bowl whisk together lime juice, olive oil and sugar. In a medium bowl combine coleslaw mic, pineapple, cilantro and (if desired) jalapeño. Add lime mixture, and season with salt and pepper to taste; toss to coat. Serve with sliced pork.

Kahlua Tenderloin with Pineapple Slaw
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