Fire Roasted Pork Loin Tower with Mango Salsa and Cranberry Infused Rice

by Rian Macdonald
(Powder Springs, GA)

Fire Roasted Pork Loin Tower with Mango Salsa  and Cranberry Infused Rice

Fire Roasted Pork Loin Tower with Mango Salsa and Cranberry Infused Rice

Ingredients:

2 whole Pork loins, trussed

For Marinade:
1 cup Cranberries
1/8 cup Rice Vinegar
½ Cranberry Juice
1/8 cup Riesling wine
Olive Oil
Zest from 1 Lemon

For Rice:
2 cups White Rice
2 cups Water
2 cups Cranberry Juice

For Mango Salsa:
2 ripe Mango, small diced
1 medium sized Cucumber, seeded, small diced
4 tablespoons Cilantro, chopped
1 medium White Onion, small diced

For Cranberry Sauce:
1 cup Cranberries
1 tablespoon Honey
1/8 cup Granulated White Sugar
¼ cup Riesling Wine
¼ cup Cranberry Juice
Zest of 1 lemon

Parsley

Procedure:

For Cranberry Marinade:
1. In a food processor combine 1 cup of Cranberries, rice vinegar, lemon zest, and olive oil. Put combined marinade in plastic bag and add pork loin. Let marinade for 2 hours.

For Rice:
1. In a medium saucepot, add 2 cups water and 2 cups Cranberry Juice, and bring to a boil. Once at a boil, add rice and cover. Reduce the heat to low and cook until the rice is al dente, this should take about 30 minutes.

For Mango Salsa:
1. In a small mixing bowl, add ingredients for mango salsa and combine. Keep in the refrigerator to keep cool.

For Preparation:
1. Place the pork tenderloins on a hot grill, and sear all sides of the loin until a nice crust has formed.
2. Lower the heat of the grill and continue to baste the pork tenderloins with marinade every 5 minutes.
3. Pork tenderloin is done cooking when the juice run clear or the internal temperature is 155 degrees.
4. When pork tenderloins are done cooking, remove from the grill and let rest for 5 minutes.
5. Remove butcher?s twine.

For Cranberry Sauce:
1. In a food processor add all ingredients from sauce list and mix well until smooth.
2. Transfer ingredients from food processor to a medium saucepot.
3. On high heat reduce cranberry sauce by ½, then let cool.

Assembly:
1. With a pastry mold, put rice on inside the mold, about ½ of the way to the top, and then top off with the mango salsa. Push ingredients down while removing the mold.
2. Slice pork tenderloins into ¼-inch medallions. Put 1 medallion on top of the rice and salsa mixture.
3. Garnish with cranberry sauce, and a fresh cranberry.

Makes 12 servings

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Loved it!
by: maureen

Always am looking for a new way to feed guests. This was a super dish!

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Beautiful plating
by: Priscilla

Really enjoyed serving this!

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Interesting!
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This was so beautiful when completed!

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Terrific
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This a wonderful dish to serve friends when tying to make an impression!

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Outstanding
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I just loved this dish!

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Terrific
by: Peggy

I am a foodie and loved this recipe! Very easy and tastes delicious!

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For a non-chef!!
by: Megan

I don't cook..EVER..and this was easy to prepare and it was wonderful to eat. Great job Rian!!!

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Great
by: Drew

Excellent recipe ***** Good color on the plate.

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brother man, you put your foot in this dish. fantastic!

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thanksgiving
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could be served on thanksgiving as an alternative to turkey

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plating
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the plating is great!

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impressive use of height

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share with others
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great for parties

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enjoyed a lot
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enjoyed sharing with friends

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innovative flavors

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great flavor

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yummy good

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leaves you wanting more

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super duper

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love it
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it tastes great

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great rice
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love the rice

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creative
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very creative plating

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so good

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I love this. The flavor is AWESOME
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AWESOME

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Yum Yum!!
by: Barbara

Great recipe for a dinner party.

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Great Job Rian
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Going to try it tonight!

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Summer Smash!!!
by: De Anne

Love the cranberry infused rice! The entire dish is a major hit! Perfect summer meal!

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Fire Roasted Pork Loin
by: JO

Keep the cranberries coming. Anything with cranberries is fit for a king.,

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Fantastic!
by: nancy

My family usually doesn't like pork but this dish had everyone loving it! Thanks for a terrific dish! It is a winner!!

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Fantastic!
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Fantastic! Great for dinner party!

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cannot wait to try it

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yummy
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yummy

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tastes great

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Awesome and a Winner
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A wonderful recipie

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WONDERFUL
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LOVE IT

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Great dinner!
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Thanks for the great recipe!

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Savor the Flavor!
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Great use of seasonal and colorful ingredients! Delicious!

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MM.MMM...........good!
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Love the combination.......can't wait to try it!!

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Great combination of flavors!

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Great!

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TOWERING SUCCESS!
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NEVER THOUGHT I WOULD USE CRANBERRY JUICE WITH RICE! GREAT PRESENTATION IDEA TOO! WONDERFUL ENTREE ANYTIME!

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I can hardly wait!
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To try this recipe myself!

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Great presentation
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Wonderful use of fruit with meat which is sometimes difficult. Great flavors.

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Oh my god.....
by: Sam Aaron

My mouth was just watering reading over this recipe. I think I put on 3 pounds just reading this. It sounds soooo delicious. I'll try it out as soon as I can.

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impressive
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This recipe will really impress my friends when I serve it to them. So easy and yet so impressive!

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feast for the eyes
by: jan

This is a feast for the eyes and for the taste. How clever of combining cranberries and mango in the same recipe. So tasty and yet so simple to make.

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Fabulous Blend of Flavors
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Excellent presentation, absolutely delicious!

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Outstanding
by: Anki

This is an unbelievably fabulous recipe and easy to make as well. In addition, it's great for left overs. I highly recommend enjoying this delicious recipe with company or for a quiet evening at home.

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Very pretty, as well as tasty!

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Man! Mouth watering! Delicious!!

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MMMMMMMM

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AWESOME!
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So Yummy!!!

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love salsa
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the salsa was great

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great presentation
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great combination of flavors

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