This is an Asian style BBQ that reads a little strange when you see it but it’s worth trying. My family thought it was really good and has a flavor that is very similar to the BBQ ribs you would get at a Chinese restaurant.
Braised Pork Tenderloin with Guinness BBQ Sauce
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Estimated values per serving:
Calories = 270 Fat = 4 grams Points: 5
1 pound bones pork tenderloin
Salt and pepper
2 cloves garlic – minced
1 12-ounce bottle of Guinness stout
¼ cup brown sugar
1 cup diced canned tomatoes
¼ cup hoisin sauce (in the Asian section of grocery stores)
1 tablespoon corn starch
2 tablespoons water
Heat a skillet on medium high heat and coat with cooking spray. Season pork with salt and pepper and add to skillet. Brown for about 5 minutes on each side. Remove pork and cover.
Add garlic to skillet and sauté for 1 minute. Add Guinness, brown sugar, tomatoes and hoisin sauce. Cook until mixture reaches a boil then lower the heat and add back the pork. Cover and simmer for 20 minutes.
Remove pork from skillet and cut into thick slices; cover and set aside.
In a small bowl, combine corn starch and water then add to skillet with sauce. Cook until mixture is thick and bubbly, stirring constantly.
Add pork back to skillet to coat with sauce. Spoon pork and sauce onto a platter and serve.
This is an Italian classic made light. Cacciatore means “hunter” in Italian. In cuisine, alla cacciatora refers to a meal prepared “hunter-style” with onions, herbs, usually tomatoes, often bell peppers, and sometimes wine. Cacciatore is popularly made with braised chicken or rabbit . Enjoy
Heat a large skillet on high and coat with cooking spray. Season beef with salt and pepper and to skillet. Cook for about 5 minutes on each side until browned
Transfer beef to a large Dutch oven. Add wine, beef stock, garlic, potatoes, bay leaves and thyme. Cover and cook in the oven for 3 hours.
Remove beef and bay leaves from Dutch oven. Set beef aside and discard bay leave. Puree potatoes in a food processor with a little bit of broth mixture. Return potato thickened broth to the Dutch oven.
Add carrots, peas, onion and beef to Dutch oven and continue to cook for 1 hour in the oven.