Spinach Salad with Spiced Pork and Ginger Dressing

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Spinach Salad with Spiced Pork with Ginger dressing

Serves 4


  • 1 (1-pound) pork tenderloin, trimmed
  • 1 tablespoon Sriracha (hot chile sauce, such as Huy Fong)
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Cooking spray
  • 3 cups baby spinach leaves
  • 2 cups thinly sliced Napa cabbage
  • 1 cup red bell pepper strips
  • 1/4 cup low-fat sesame ginger dressing (such as Newman’s Own)



  1. Cut pork crosswise into 1/2-inch slices; flatten each slice slightly with hand.
  2. Combine pork and Sriracha in a bowl, tossing to coat.
  3. Add sugar, garlic powder, and salt; toss well.
  4. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray.
  5. Add pork mixture to pan, and cook 3 minutes on each side or until done.
  6. Remove from heat; keep warm. Combine spinach, cabbage, and bell pepper in a large bowl.
  7. Add sesame ginger dressing; toss well.
  8. Arrange 1 1/2 cups spinach mixture in each of 4 shallow bowls; top each serving with 3 ounces pork.

Per Serving: 202 calories; calories from fat 21%; fat 4.7g; saturated fat 1.4g; mono fat 1.8g; poly fat 0.5g; protein 25g; carbohydrates 14.7g; fiber 1.9g; cholesterol 74mg; iron 2.2mg; sodium 490mg; calcium 56mg.

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