Apple Adobo Pork & Couscous

Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 3 pork pieces, 3/4 c couscous, 2 t sauce)
Source: Cooking Light Annual Recipes 2004


1 t olive oil
1 c diced peeled apple
1 c chopped onion
1/4 t cumin seed
1 1/2 c fat free chicken broth
1 c apple juice
1 t cider vinegar
1/2 t salt
3/4 c uncooked couscous
cooking spray
1 lb pork tenderloin, trimmed
1/4 t black pepper
1 (7 oz can) chipotle chili in adobo sauce


  1. Heat oil in medium saucepan. Add apple & 1/2 c onion.
  2. Saute 7 min until tender.
  3. Add cumin, saute 20 seconds.
  4. Add 3/4 c broth, 1/2 c juice, vinegar, 1/4 t salt, bring to boil.
  5. Gradually stir in couscous.
  6. Remove from heat, cover, let stand 5 min, fluff w/fork.
  7. While couscous stands, heat nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray over medium high heat.
  8. Cut pork crosswise into 12 pieces. Sprinkle both sides of pork w/ 1/4 t salt and black pepper.
  9. Add pork to pan. Cook 3 min on each side or until done. Remove from pan, keep warm.
  10. Add 1/4 c onion to pan, and saute for 1 min.
  11. Remove 1 chili from can, reserve remaining chilis for another use. Finely chop chili.
  12. Add chili, 3/4 c broth, 1/2 c juice to pan, bring to boil.
  13. Cook 2 min or until sauce is reduced to 2/3 cup.
  14. Serve pork and sauce over couscous.


Healthy Units: 7 per serving
339 cal, 5.5 g fat, 3 g fiber

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