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Pork medallions

Published: May 25, 2022 at 3:58 pm
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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
  • Easy
  • Serves 4

Cook these pork medallions in a glaze made of balsamic vinegar, maple syrup, chilli and garlic until it thickens and caramelises – this is a real midweek winner

  • Gluten free
Nutrition: Per serving
NutrientUnit
kcal487
fat32.4g
saturates10.1g
carbs4.4g
sugars3.6g
fibre0.2g
protein44.4g
salt0.3g
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Try this recipe for pork medallions, then check out our roast pork, seared pork loin, roast pork belly and more pork recipes.

Ingredients

  • 8 pork medallions
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1½ tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup
  • ½ tsp dried chilli flakes
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • a few thyme sprigs, leaves stripped

Method

  • STEP 1

    Heat a large non-stick frying pan over a medium-high heat. Brush the pork medallions with the olive oil and season well. Whisk together the remaining ingredients to make the sauce.

  • STEP 2

    Cook the medallions for 2 minutes on each side until browned and caramelised. Remove the pan from the heat and pour in the sauce. Cook the pork for a further 2-3 minutes, turning until glazed all over.

  • STEP 3

    Serve the pork medallions with potatoes and green veg, if you like.

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