Pork Tenderloin With Grilled Peach-ginger Chutney
2 medium peaches
4 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided
1-1 1/4 pounds pork tenderloin, trimmed of fat
1/4 teaspoon plus 1/8 teaspoon salt, divided
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh ginger
1 tablespoon light brown sugar
2 tablespoons rice vinegar
Preheat grill to high.
Peel peaches (see Tip). Cut in half and remove the pits. Brush the cut
sides with 2 teaspoons oil.
Brush pork with the remaining 2 teaspoons oil; sprinkle with 1/4 teaspoon salt and pepper. Grill the pork, turning occasionally, until an instant-read thermometer inserted into the center registers 160°F, 14 to 18 minutes.
Meanwhile, place the peaches, cut-side down, on the grill rack. Grill, turning occasionally, until tender, 6 to 8 minutes. Transfer the pork and peaches to a cutting board. Let the peaches cool slightly while the pork rests.
Whisk ginger, brown sugar, vinegar and the remaining 1/8 teaspoon salt in a medium bowl. Chop the peaches and add them to the ginger sauce; stir to combine. Slice the pork on the diagonal into 8 pieces. Serve topped with the peach chutney.
Tip: To peel peaches: Bring a medium saucepan of water to a boil. Immerse peaches in boiling water for 1 minute. Remove with a slotted spoon and plunge into a bowl of ice water to cool slightly. Transfer to a cutting board. Remove the skins with a paring knife.
Yield: 4 servings
Pairs Well With
Fruit on the grill is a wonderful pleasure the natural sugars caramelize as the juices are seared inside. Combined in a ginger sauce, grilled peaches are a fantastic condiment for pork.