Grilled Pork and Noodle Salad with Basil, Cilantro, and Mint
Grilled Pork and Noodle Salad with Basil, Cilantro, and Mint
  • prep: 30 min
  • cook: 0 hr
  • total: 30 min
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  • Summary

    Spicy pork tenderloin gets tossed with delicate rice vermicelli and a medley of fresh herbs in this noodle salad, which is satisfying yet surprisingly light.

    Ingredients

    • 2 teaspoons sambal oelek (Asian chili paste)
    • 3 tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons nam pla (Asian fish sauce)
    • 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon safflower oil
    • 1 pork tenderloin (about 14 ounces), trimmed
    • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice (from 2 limes)
    • 3 tablespoons sugar
    • 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh red Thai chile
    • 5 ounces rice vermicelli
    • 2 cucumbers, preferably Persian, very thinly sliced lengthwise, preferably on a mandoline
    • 1/2 large carrot, peeled and cut into matchsticks
    • 1 small shallot, very thinly sliced lengthwise (about 1/4 cup)
    • 1/3 cup coarsely chopped fresh cilantro
    • 1/3 cup coarsely chopped fresh mint
    • 1/3 cup coarsely chopped fresh basil
    • Garnish: cilantro, mint, and basil sprigs

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 6
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 217 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 4 g 5.93%
    • Saturated Fat: 1 g 4.79%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 48 mg 16.1%
    • Sodium: 310 mg 12.91%
    • Calcium: 15 mg 1.55%
    • Potassium: 379 mg 10.82%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 6.4%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 26 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 1 g 3.6%
    • Sugar: 6 g
    • Protein: 19 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 3.01%
    • Vitamin C 12.03%
    • Vitamin D 1.65%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat0
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat2
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total2 oz-eq

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