Sterling Marlin's Gingery Pork

Sterling Marlin's Gingery Pork
Servings: 2 to 3 Prep 10 mins Cook 21 mins to 26 mins


  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 whole pork tenderloin, about 12 to 16 ounces
  • 1/4 cup sliced scallions (about 3 small)
  • 2 tablespoons chopped celery (from a small rib)
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon dried thyme, crushed

Make It

1. In a large skillet, heat 1 tablespoon of the butter over medium-high heat. Add the pork and brown quickly on all sides, about 2 minutes total.

2. Reduce heat to low, remove pan from heat and gradually add 1/2 cup water. Cover pan and return to heat. Cook 15 to 20 minutes, or until pork registers 145 degrees F on an instant-read thermometer. Remove pork; keep warm. Drain drippings into a 1-cup measure. Set aside.

3. In same skillet, melt remaining tablespoon butter over medium heat. Add scallion, celery and garlic. Cook 4 minutes, stirring, until tender.

4. In a small bowl, stir together cornstarch, ginger, pepper, salt, thyme and 1/4 cup water. Return pan drippings and cornstarch mixture to skillet, stirring until smooth. Cook 2 minutes, or until thickened. Slice pork; serve with gravy. Makes 2 to 3 servings.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 2; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 227, Fat, total (g): 12, chol. (mg): 88, sat. fat (g): 6, carb. (g): 4, fiber (g): , pro. (g): 24, sodium (mg): 249, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.