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Braised Pork Tenderloin with Guinness BBQ Sauce

This is an Asian style BBQ that reads a little strange when you see it but it’s worth trying.  My family thought it was really good and has a flavor that is very similar to the BBQ ribs you would get at a Chinese restaurant.

Braised Pork Tenderloin with Guinness BBQ Sauce

Serves 4

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 30 minutes

Estimated values per serving:

Calories = 270                      Fat = 4 grams                        Points: 5


1 pound bones pork tenderloin

Salt and pepper

2 cloves garlic – minced

1 12-ounce bottle of Guinness stout

¼ cup brown sugar

1 cup diced canned tomatoes

¼ cup hoisin sauce (in the Asian section of grocery stores)

1 tablespoon corn starch

2 tablespoons water


  1. Heat a skillet on medium high heat and coat with cooking spray.  Season pork with salt and pepper and add to skillet.  Brown for about 5 minutes on each side.  Remove pork and cover.
  2. Add garlic to skillet and sauté for 1 minute.  Add Guinness, brown sugar, tomatoes and hoisin sauce.  Cook until mixture reaches a boil then lower the heat and add back the pork.  Cover and simmer for 20 minutes.
  3. Remove pork from skillet and cut into thick slices; cover and set aside.
  4. In a small bowl, combine corn starch and water then add to skillet with sauce.  Cook until mixture is thick and bubbly, stirring constantly.
  5. Add pork back to skillet to coat with sauce.  Spoon pork and sauce onto a platter and serve.