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Asian Pork Medallions Recipe

Asian Pork Medallions Recipe

“When I became serious about losing weight and getting healthy, my kids missed the Chinese delivery that I used to order so frequently. I combined a few recipes to come up with this tasty winner.” Dianne James - Edmond, Oklahoma
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup dry sherry or reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 3 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon hoisin sauce
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 pork tenderloin (1 pound), cut into 1/2-in. slices
  • Hot cooked brown rice, optional

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, mix the first six ingredients until blended.
  • 2. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. In batches, brown pork on both sides; remove from pan.
  • 3. Add sauce to same pan. Bring to a boil; cook and stir 1-2 minutes or until thickened. Return pork to skillet; heat through, turning to coat. If desired, serve with rice. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1/2 cup (calculated without rice) equals 202 calories, 7 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 63 mg cholesterol, 566 mg sodium, 6 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 23 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.

Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied white wine such as Riesling or Gewürtztraminer