Apricot Pork Medallions Recipe
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Apricot Pork Medallions Recipe

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There's nothing we love more than a great pork dish for supper in our house and this recipe is up there with the best of them. I find that apricot preserves gives the pork just the right amount of sweetness without being cloying. —Crystal Bruns, Iliff, Colorado
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pork tenderloin (1 pound), cut into eight slices
  • 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon butter, divided
  • 1/2 cup apricot preserves
  • 2 green onions, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon cider vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground mustard

Nutritional Facts

3 ounces cooked pork with 1 tablespoon sauce equals 266 calories, 8 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 73 mg cholesterol, 89 mg sodium, 26 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 23 g protein.

Directions

  1. Pound pork slices with a meat mallet to 1/2-in. thickness. In a large skillet, heat 1 tablespoon butter over medium heat. Brown pork on each side. Remove pork from pan, reserving drippings.
  2. Add preserves, green onions, vinegar, mustard and remaining butter to pan; bring just to a boil, stirring to loosen browned bits from pan. Reduce heat; simmer, covered, 3-4 minutes to allow flavors to blend.
  3. Return pork to pan; cook until pork is tender. Let stand 5 minutes before serving. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Apricot Pork Medallions in Simple & Delicious August/September 2013, p27

Nutritional Facts

3 ounces cooked pork with 1 tablespoon sauce equals 266 calories, 8 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 73 mg cholesterol, 89 mg sodium, 26 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 23 g protein.

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Reviewed Nov. 11, 2013

This recipe tastes great and looks beautiful. Good enough for company. It was easy to prepare and the meat was tender and juicy. I doubled the sauce. I served it with smashed parsley potatoes and peas. Beautiful on the plate.

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Reviewed Aug. 29, 2013

Very tasty! The pork was very tender.

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