Instant Pot Teriyaki Pork Tenderloin
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Serves: 4
This recipe is gluten free, dairy free, paleo, Slimming World and Weight Watchers friendly

Extra Easy - 2.5 syns per serving
Original/SP - 2.5 syns per serving
WW Smart Points - 4
Paleo - use coconut aminos, honey and arrowroot powder
  • 600g/21oz Pork Tenderloin
  • ⅓ cup/80ml of soy sauce (ortamarior coconut aminos)
  • ½ cup/120ml of water
  • 2 cloves of garlic, crushed
  • 1 tsp of ground ginger
  • ½ tsp of onion powder
  • 2 level tbs of brown sugar (or honey) - 5 syns
  • 1 tsp of sesame oil - 2 syns
  • 1 tsp of rice vinegar
  • 1 tbs of cornstarch (or arrowroot powder) - 1.5 syns
  • 2 spring onions, chopped
  • sprinkle of sesame seeds (syns negligible)
  • salt and black pepper
  1. Add the pork tenderloin to the instant pot
  2. In a bowl whisk together the soy sauce, vinegar, water, garlic, ginger, onion powder, brown sugar and sesame oil
  3. Pour into the instant pot over the pork tenderloin
  4. Rotate the pork tenderloin to cover in the sauce.
  5. Add lid, close valve (if not self sealing)
  6. Set to manual 5 mins (high pressure)
  7. Once cooked, allow a natural pressure release for 8-10 mins.
  8. Remove pork to a plate and cover with foil, leaving sauce in instant pot
  9. Set to saute mode.
  10. Whisk the cornstarch with a little water to make a slurry. Add into the instant pot and stir until sauce thickens
  11. Slice pork and add back into sauce.
  12. Season as needed with salt and black pepper.
  13. Plate and sprinkle with chopped spring onions and a few sesame seeds.
  14. Serve with your choice of sides.
Very Important - this recipe is for Pork Tenderloin not Pork Loin which is a very different cut of meat and not recommended for this recipe.

Slow Cooker - Add ingredients as directed in instructions to slow cooker, set for 6 hours on low. Remove pork, add in starch mixed with water to sauce, set slow cooker to high for 10 mins, stir until thickened, Add back in pork tenderloin, sliced to full cover in the sauce and serve.

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Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1 Calories: 220 Fat: 6.2g Saturated fat: 1.9g Carbohydrates: 8.4g Sugar: 4.5g Sodium: 1262mg Fibre: 0.3g Protein: 32.7 Cholesterol: 96.8mg
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