Sweet and Sour Pork Pitas

Prep Time 10 MIN

Cook Time 15 MIN

Serves 4

Ingredients :

  • 1 lb (500 g) pork tenderloin
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) grape seed oil or vegetable oil
  • 3 tbsp (45 mL) chopped fresh thyme
  • 1 jar (341 mL) VH®  Sweet & Sour Dipping Sauce
  • 4 whole wheat pitas
  • 2 cups (500 mL) finely shredded red leaf lettuce
  • ½ sweet onion, finely diced
  • 1/3 cup (75 mL) chopped garlic pickles

Directions :

 

  1. Preheat a skillet over medium heat. Coat pork in oil and season with salt and pepper. On a cutting board, evenly roll pork over thyme.
  2. Add pork to preheated skillet and brown on all sides, approximately 2 minutes per side.  Reduce heat to low; cook covered, until just a hint of pink remains, 12 to 15 minutes.
  3. Remove from skillet; tent with foil for 10 minutes.
  4. Place pita on a grill to warm through.  Slice pork into 1/2-inch (1 cm) rounds. Trim off top third of each pita.
  5. To assemble, place slices of pork in center of pita and pour approximately 3 tbsp (45 mL) of VH® Sweet & Sour Dipping Sauce over pork. Add lettuce, onion and pickles.  Place remaining VH® Sweet & Sour Dipping Sauce in a small ramekin for dipping.

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