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Chili-Seared Pork with Pineapple Salsa

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 12 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook: 2 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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2 cups diced fresh or canned pineapple

1/3 cup diced beefsteak tomato

1 tablespoon fresh lime juice

1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro leaves

1 teaspoon ground cumin

Salt and ground black pepper

2 teaspoons olive oil 

8 (1/2-inch) slices cooked pork tenderloin

1 tablespoon chili powder

Sauteed Green Beans, recipe follows

Sauteed Green Beans:

 2 cups green beans, trimmed

 1 tablespoon butter

 1/4 cup almonds, slivered or sliced

Salt and ground black pepper

 Salt and ground black pepper


  1. In a medium bowl, combine the pineapple, tomato, lime juice, cilantro, and cumin. Toss to combine. Season with salt and black pepper, to taste. Set aside. 
  2. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Season the pork slices all over with chili powder. Place the slices in the hot skillet and sear 1 minute per side, until golden brown. 
  3. Serve the pork slices with Pineapple Salsa spooned over top alongside Sauteed Green Beans.

Sauteed Green Beans:

  1.  In a skillet, saute the green beans in butter until tender-crisp. Season with salt and black pepper, to taste. Before serving, add the almonds to the skillet and heat through until the almonds are toasted.