Island Pork & Sweet Potato Toss - Clean Eating Magazine

Island Pork & Sweet Potato Toss

Tart green apple and rich caramelized onions compliment sweet and salty orange and soy sauce-infused pork in this tropics-inspired Clean Eating recipe. A single serving of this fiber-rich luau meal offers 40% of your daily recommended intake of selenium. The micro-mineral has been shown to promote the repair of DNA cells and the destruction of abnormal cells, which may help reduce your risk of cancer.
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  • 4Servings


  • 1 tsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1½ lb sweet onions, sliced into 
thin rounds
  • 1 lb sweet potatoes, peeled and cut
into ½-inch cubes
  • 2 tbsp reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 orange, juiced and zested
  • 3/4 lb pork tenderloin, trimmed and cut into 
½-inch cubes
  • 1 large Granny Smith apple, cut into ½-inch cubes


  1. In a large nonstick skillet, heat oil on medium. Add onions and sauté, stirring occasionally, for 20 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, fill a medium saucepan halfway with water and bring to a boil. Add potatoes and reduce heat to medium; cover and simmer for 10 minutes. Drain and set aside.
  3. To skillet with onions, stir in soy sauce, orange juice and zest. Add pork and sauté, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes, until pork is cooked through.
  4. Meanwhile, to pork mixture, add apple and cook for 1 minute. Remove from heat and stir in potatoes.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size: 2/3 cup
  • Calories: 291
  • Carbohydrate Content: 45 g
  • Cholesterol Content: 55 mg
  • Fat Content: 3 g
  • Fiber Content: 6 g
  • Protein Content: 22 g
  • Saturated Fat Content: 1 g
  • Sodium Content: 422 mg
  • Sugar Content: 20 g