Mandarin Pork Salad

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Quick Facts

Servings: 6
Prep Time: 10 min.
Cook Time: 30 min.
Total: 40 min.
Sweet mandarin oranges, smooth edamame, and crunchy toasted almonds create a pleasing medley of textures in this salad.


  • 1 lb pork tenderloin, cooked, chilled, thinly sliced
  • 1 15 oz can mandarin oranges, drained
  • 8 cups salad greens
  • 1 10 oz package edamame, cooked
  • 2/3 cup sesame ginger dressing, or Asian dressing
  • 1/4 cup almonds, slivered, toasted


  • To roast tenderloin, heat oven to 450° F. Place tenderloin on a rack in a shallow pan. Roast until internal temperature reaches 155° F. in center of pork, about 15-20 minutes. Cool to room temperature and chill. Cut into thin slices.
  • To toast the almonds, place on a baking sheet and bake 8 to 10 minutes at 350° F.
  • Toss salad greens, oranges, and edamame with 1/3 cup dressing. Divide onto serving plates. Arrange pork slices over the salad and drizzle with the remaining dressing. Sprinkle each with 1 tablespoon almonds.
Recipe courtesy of the National Pork Board

Variations: Add 1/2 cup shredded matchstix carrots or 1/4 cup dried cranberries for nutrition and color.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 440
  Calories from Fat 157 (36%)
(28%)Total Fat 18g
(10%)Saturated Fat 2g
Polyunsaturated Fat 9g
Monounsaturated Fat 7g
(17%)Cholesterol 50mg
(40%)Sodium 960mg
(26%)Potassium 921mg
Total Carbohydrate 38g
(18%)Dietary Fiber 4g
Sugars 9g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(70%)Protein 35g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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