Chinese Pork Tenderloin {with Garlic Sauced Noodles}
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Serves: 4
  • 1 (1 lb.) pork tenderloin
  • ¼ cup low-sodium soy sauce, divided
  • 1 Tbl. hoisin sauce
  • 1 Tbl. tomato sauce
  • 1 tsp. sugar
  • 1 tsp. grated peeled fresh ginger
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3 Tbl. rice wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp. sesame oil
  • 4 cups hot cooked Chinese-style noodles (about 8 ounces uncooked)
  • 1 carrot, matchstick cut, lightly steamed
  • ¾ cup diagonally sliced scallions
  • ¼ cup fresh cilantro leaves
  • ¼ cup peanuts
  • ¼ cup cilantro leaves
  • 1 lime, cut into wedges
  1. Place tenderloin in slow cooker. Combine 1 Tbl. soy sauce and next 5 ingredients (through garlic) and pour over pork. Cover and cook on LOW 4 hours or until tender enough to shred. Remove pork and place in a medium bowl, reserving cooking liquid. Let pork stand 10 minutes. Then shred with two forks.
  2. Strain cooking liquid through a sieve into a bowl then return to slow cooker. Stir in remaining 3 Tbl. soy sauce, vinegar, and sesame oil. Cover and cook on HIGH 10 minutes.
  3. Turn slow cooker off. Add in pork, cooked noodles, carrot, scallions, and cilantro, tossing to coat. Pour mixture into a large serving bowl. Sprinkle with peanuts and fresh cilantro. Serve with lime wedges.
Add 2 cups of steamed broccoli florets to bulk up this dish without bulking up on calories.
Recipe by Lemony Thyme at