Great Tastes of Manitoba

Pork Lettuce Boats with Watermelon Salsa

1 hour, 10 mins
Prep: 45 mins | Cook: 25 mins | Servings: 4-6

Ingredients

  • 1 pork tenderloin, well trimmed, about 12 oz (0.375 kg)
  • 3 Tbsp (45 mL) soy sauce
  • 2 Tbsp (25 mL) oyster sauce
  • 1 Tbsp (15 mL) grated fresh ginger
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) EACH onion powder and red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) sesame oil
  • 1 head romaine lettuce, washed, cut and separated into pieces

Watermelon Salsa:

  • 3 Tbsp (45 mL) canola oil
  • 2 Tbsp (25 mL) EACH rice and vinegar and soy sauce
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) sesame oil
  • 1 cup (250 mL) diced watermelon
  • 2 mini cucumbers, diced
  • 1 avocado, diced
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Directions

  1. Place pork in a large, resealable plastic bag.
  2. Combine ingredients in small bowl.
  3. Pour mixture over pork; close bag to seal. Marinate in refrigerator for at least 30 minutes, turning bag occasionally.
  4. Preheat barbecue on high; reduce heat to medium.
  5. Grill pork on a lightly oiled grill for 20-25 minutes to an internal temperature of 155o-160oF/68o-71oC; turn once or twice.
  6. Remove pork to a cutting board. Tent loosely with foil; let rest 5 minutes before slicing into 1/2-inch pieces.
  7. Combine salsa ingredients.
  8. Fill lettuce leaves with pork slices and top with salsa.

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