Herbed Pork Medallions Recipe
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Herbed Pork Medallions Recipe

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I like to serve this tender pork for special occasions. My husband thinks I spend hours preparing it, but it's really easy to fix.—Jodie Arkin, Waconia, Minnesota
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:6 servings
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TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 1-1/2 pounds pork tenderloin
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried tarragon
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 tablespoon honey

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (4 ounces) equals 177 calories, 8 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 73 mg cholesterol, 280 mg sodium, 3 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 23 g protein.


  1. Cut pork into 1/2-in. slices and pound to flatten. Combine butter and garlic powder; brush over pork. Combine the seasonings; sprinkle over pork.
  2. Broil 4-6 in. from the heat for 4 minutes on each side. Brush with honey; broil for 1 minute longer or until meat juices run clear. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Herbed Pork Medallions in Quick Cooking May/June 2002, p14

Light-Bodied Red Wine

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

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Reviewed May. 29, 2013

"Really easy and very tasty!! A new favorite way to prepare pork!!! We will be making this again."

Reviewed May. 28, 2013

"Perfect, no complaints. Lovely combo of sweet, and spicy, might cut the salt a little."

Reviewed Jun. 30, 2009

"This is also good on regular boneless pork chops. May have to cook a bit longer depending on how thin they will pound. I keep a small jar of this spice mix on hand for quick preparation."

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