Pork Recipes

Roast Pork with Chinese Lettuce recipe

You may be surprised to learn that lettuce isnít just for raw saladsóit becomes purely savory when baked.


¼ cup soy sauce
1 tablespoon sugar
1 clove garlic, minced
1 ½ teaspoons salt
¼ teaspoon black pepper
1 (5-pound) pork tenderloin
1 head Chinese lettuce, coarsely chopped


1) Combine soy sauce, sugar, garlic, salt, and pepper in a medium bowl. Rub mixture over tenderloin to coat. Cover and refrigerate 60 minutes.

2) Preheat oven to 350°F.

3) Place tenderloin on a rack over a roasting pan containing several inches of water. Roast 60 minutes.

4) Remove tenderloin from rack; drain fat from pan. Set rack aside.

5) Line bottom of roasting pan with lettuce; place tenderloin on top.

6) Return to oven and roast an additional 45 minutes.

Back to the Pork Recipes home page.

Add a Review or Comment:

ľ cupabout 59ml (59.1475 mililitres based on 236.59 mililitres in a US cup)


Published: February 1, 2011
Privacy Policy
Published by Starsol