Asian Pork Noodle Salad

Asian Pork Noodle Salad
Servings: 6 Prep 20 mins Cook 400°F 10 mins Roast 15 mins to 20 mins

Ingredients

  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 3 teaspoons dark Asian sesame oil
  • 1 pork tenderloin (3/4 pound)
  • 1/2 pound thin spaghetti
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange rind
  • 4 scallions, chopped
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon chopped, peeled fresh ginger
  • 2 oranges, peeled and sectioned
  • 1 bunch watercress, stemmed

Make It

1. Heat oven to 400 degrees F. Combine 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/4 teaspoon pepper flakes, 1/4 teaspoon black pepper and 1 teaspoon oil in cup. Rub on pork.

2. Heat cast-iron skillet over medium-high heat. Add pork; sear on all sides, 5 minutes. Transfer pan to 400 degrees F oven. Roast 15 to 20 minutes, until internal temperature is 145 degrees F.

3. Meanwhile, cook spaghetti in a large pot of boiling water for 7 minutes; drain; transfer to bowl.

4. For sauce, whisk remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt, 1/4 teaspoon pepper flakes, 1/4 teaspoon pepper, 2 teaspoons oil, rind, scallions, juice, soy sauce, cornstarch, vinegar, garlic and ginger in small bowl.

5. Remove cooked pork from oven; let stand 10 minutes.

6. Add sauce to skillet; cook over medium heat 3 to 5 minutes, until bubbly and thickened. Add orange sections and watercress to spaghetti in bowl. Thinly slice pork; halve any large pieces. Add to bowl along with sauce. Toss to coat and serve.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 6; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 294, Fat, total (g): 5, chol. (mg): 34, sat. fat (g): 1, carb. (g): 43, fiber (g): 3, pro. (g): 19, sodium (mg): 649, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.