Cheater Carnitas from Leftover Pork Tenderloin

Yesterday I had some leftover grilled pork tenderloin, which I’d slathered with Dijon mustard and black pepper before grilling, and went through several ideas of how to use it. I settled on making some cheater carnitas. I chopped up the pork tenderloin into small cubes and let the cooked meat sit in some lime juice, […]

Vietnamese Grilled Pork and Vermicelli Bowl

One of my favorite things to order at a Vietnamese restaurant is the pork vermicelli bowls.  The pork is incredibly flavorful and the combination of textures (cold noodles, hot pork, crunchy bean sprouts and peanuts) and tastes (pickled carrots and cucumber, marinated and grilled pork, herby cilantro, tangy dressing).  Mmmm! I’m getting hungry again just […]

Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Asian Marinade

This pork tenderloin is sliced, pounded, then marinated in a marinade that reminded me of Vietnamese flavors. They were in Cooking Light magazine as part of a “cook once, eat three times” article.  I just used one pork tenderloin rather than two but kept the marinade the same as it was a large tenderloin. We […]