Cran-Orange Pork Medallions Recipe
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Cran-Orange Pork Medallions Recipe

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"Talk about versatile recipes! This is a long-time family favorite just as it is, but occasionally, I jazz up the recipe with jalapeno peppers and fresh ginger. I’ve also made it with peach preserves and dried cherries for a delicious change of pace," notes Julie Wesson of Wilton, Wisconsin.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 1 pork tenderloin (1 pound), cut into 1-inch slices
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 medium red onion, chopped
  • 1/2 cup orange marmalade
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar

Nutritional Facts

3 ounce-weight: 339 calories, 11g fat (2g saturated fat), 63mg cholesterol, 365mg sodium, 38g carbohydrate (36g sugars, 1g fiber), 23g protein.


  1. Flatten pork slices to 1/4-in. thickness. Combine the salt, garlic powder, coriander and pepper; sprinkle over both sides of pork.
  2. In a large skillet, saute pork in oil for 3 minutes on each side or until no longer pink. Remove and keep warm.
  3. In the same skillet, saute onion in pan juices for 5 minutes or until tender. Stir in the marmalade, orange juice, cranberries and vinegar. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; return pork to skillet. Simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes or until sauce is thickened. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Cran-Orange Pork Medallions in Simple & Delicious September/October 2006, p33

Light-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied red wine such as Pinot Noir.

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cbenne12 User ID: 7424916 249557
Reviewed Jun. 18, 2016

"this was amazing! Absolutely nothing needs to be changed!"

katlaydee3 User ID: 3741999 223569
Reviewed Mar. 25, 2015

"I thought this was okay; but not great. I think it would be a lot better with the addition of jalape?o and ginger as suggested as an alternative."

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