Almond-crusted pork with mango relish

Mango Relish:

  • 2 large, ripe mangos, peeled, pitted and diced
  • 1/4 cup minced red onion
  • 1/4 cup minced red bell pepper
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh mint
  • Sea salt and freshly ground pepper to taste

Almond Crusted Pork:

  • 3/4 cup chopped, toasted almonds, divided
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 pounds pork tenderloin
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • Sea salt and freshly ground pepper to taste

For relish, stir together mangos, onion, bell pepper, vinegar, mint, and salt and pepper in a medium bowl; cover and refrigerate. To prepare pork: Chop almonds and stir in brown sugar and seasonings. Brush pork with oil then season with salt and pepper; roll in almonds. Transfer to a piece of heavy-duty foil and press any remaining nuts onto the top. Grill over medium heat for 35 to 40 minutes.
Yield: 6 servings

Courtesy of Family Features


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