Vietnamese Caramelized Pork

  • prep: 30 min
  • cook: 40 min
  • total: 1 hr 10 min
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  • Summary

    A classic Vietnamese specialty dressed up in light and lean clothes! This salad bowl is bursting with freshness and flavor.

    Ingredients

    • 1 ½ tablespoons olive oil
    • 1 ½ tablespoons brown sugar
    • 2 teaspoons garlic salt
    • 1 teaspoon onion powder
    • 1 teaspoon mild paprika
    • ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
    • 1 teaspoon finely sliced cilantro stems optional
    • 2 pounds pork tenderloin (1 large or two small, silverskin removed)
    • ¾ cup sugar
    • ½ cup water (divided)
    • 1 tablespoon clear corn syrup
    • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
    • 2 teaspoons fish sauce
    • 1 tablespoon finely grated fresh ginger
    • 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh lemongrass (or lemongrass paste)
    • 1 teaspoon chili garlic sauce

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 6
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 343 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 9 g 14.53%
    • Saturated Fat: 3 g 12.7%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 110 mg 36.79%
    • Sodium: 779 mg 32.46%
    • Calcium: 16 mg 1.6%
    • Potassium: 674 mg 19.26%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 11.8%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 25 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 0 g 1.47%
    • Sugar: 24 g
    • Protein: 40 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 4.25%
    • Vitamin C 0.24%
    • Vitamin D 3.78%
    • * 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 - Fat1
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs2
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat6
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total5 oz-eq

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