Gingered Pork and Melon Salad

Pork poached in ginger and orange juice is the center of this summer dinner salad. Serve with hot French bread.

Gingered Pork and Melon Salad

(Makes 4 servings)

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes




  1. In medium saucepan combine orange juice and ginger; bring to a simmer and add pork cubes. Simmer for about 5 minutes, until pork is cooked. Remove pork and remaining liquid to bowl, refrigerate uncovered to cool slightly, about 5–10 minutes.
  2. In medium bowl gently toss together melon, papaya, Grand Marnier, pork cubes, and cooking liquid. On each of four plates place 1 ½ cups salad greens. Serve equal portions pork-melon mixture atop greens, topped with 2 tablespoons yogurt.

Nutrition Facts

Per serving

Calories: 310
Total fat: 9 g
Saturated fat: 3 g
Carbohydrate: 27 g
Fiber: 4 g
Protein: 28 g
Sodium: 85 mg

Recipe and photo courtesy of the National Pork Board.