Jerk Pork Tenderloin with Blueberry Salsa
Easy side: Cook 2 Tbsp. olive oil; 2 Tbsp. balsamic vinegar; 1 garlic clove, pressed; and salt and pepper to taste in a small saucepan over medium-low heat 2 minutes or until bubbly. Toss mixture with 1 lb. haricots verts (tiny green beans), trimmed and blanched.
Author: The Chef
Recipe type: Main dish
- 1 (2-lb.) package pork tenderloins
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 2 tablespoons Caribbean jerk seasoning
- 2 cups fresh blueberries
- 1 (8-oz.) can pineapple tidbits in juice, drained
- ¼ cup chopped green onions
- ¼ cup chopped fresh basil
- ¼ cup mango chutney
- 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
- ½ teaspoon salt
- ½ teaspoon dried crushed red pepper
- Preheat grill to 350° to 400° (medium-high) heat. Remove silver skin from tenderloins, leaving a thin layer of fat. Brush pork with olive oil, and sprinkle with jerk seasoning.
- Grill pork, covered with grill lid, 10 to 12 minutes on each side or until a meat thermometer inserted in thickest portion registers 145°. Remove from grill, and let stand 5 minutes.
- Meanwhile, coarsely chop 1 cup blueberries. Toss together remaining whole blueberries, chopped berries, and next 7 ingredients. Slice pork, and serve with blueberry salsa.