Ginger Grilled Pork Tenderloin is an Asian-inspired marinade that gives pork tenderloin a new attitude on the grill. Fresh ginger always wakes up tired palates and this dish is perfect for an after-work dinner party or for family supper.

grilled pork tenderloinPrep Time: 2 to 24 hours
Cook Time: 20 min
Ready In: 2 hr 20 min and longer

Servings: 6

2 Pork Tenderloin, (about 1½ lb total)
2 cups Chicken Broth
4 tbsp Ginger, grated
2 tbsp Soy Sauce
2 tbsp Sesame Oil
2 cloves Garlic, minced

Combine all ingredients in a self-sealing plastic bag; seal bag and refrigerate 2-24 hours.
Remove tenderloins from marinade; discarding marinade. Grill tenderloins over medium-hot coals, turning occasionally, for 15 to 20 minutes, until thermometer inserted reads 160 degrees F. Slice to serve.

Tips & Notes
The Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics found that ginger supplementation may be beneficial for diabetics because it can control elevated blood sugar. When blood sugar elevates, digestive function is also affected, and ginger can balance out the digestive system.
Another study looked at how ginger effects the contractions of the stomach. When blood sugar levels are normal, stomach rhythms are controlled which in turn manages the rate at which the stomach empties. Ginger can help to reduce the disruptive activity of the stomach, which is beneficial since normal stomach functioning helps to maintain good blood sugar levels.
When ginger is consumed, it can inhibit specific metabolic functioning, which can be beneficial for diabetics. The International Journal of Food Science and Nutrition completed a study that found that ginger prevents enzymes related to type 2 diabetes from occurring.

Nutritional Information Per Serving
Calories: 141
Protein: 25g
Sodium: 220mg
Cholesterol: 75mg
Fat: 6g
Saturated Fat: 2g
Dietary Fiber: 0g
Carbohydrates: 0g

Source: NPB

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