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Lemon-Caper Pork Medallions Recipe
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Lemon-Caper Pork Medallions Recipe

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Looking for an elegant but easy dinner you can put together in a twinkling for guests or unexpected visitors? These lightly breaded medallions from the Light & Tasty Test Kitchen are truly something special!
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pork tenderloin (1 pound), cut into 12 slices
  • 1/2 cup King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup white wine or additional reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 tablespoon capers, drained
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed

Nutritional Facts

3 slices pork with 1 tablespoon sauce equals 232 calories, 10 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 71 mg cholesterol, 589 mg sodium, 7 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 24 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 fat, 1/2 starch.

Directions

  1. Flatten pork slices to 1/4-in. thickness. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the flour, salt and pepper. Add pork, a few pieces at a time, and shake to coat.
  2. In a large nonstick skillet over medium heat, cook pork in butter and oil in batches until juices run clear. Remove and keep warm.
  3. Add the broth, wine and garlic to the pan, stirring to loosen browned bits. Bring to a boil; cook until liquid is reduced by half. Stir in the capers, lemon juice and rosemary; heat through. Serve with pork. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Lemon-Caper Pork Medallions in Light & Tasty December/January 2008, p23

Nutritional Facts

3 slices pork with 1 tablespoon sauce equals 232 calories, 10 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 71 mg cholesterol, 589 mg sodium, 7 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 24 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 fat, 1/2 starch.

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.

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Reviewed Apr. 2, 2013

Very good! And the leftovers tasted even better. A lean and healthy dish that satisfies my meat and potatoes husband.

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Reviewed Aug. 10, 2012

This was so quick and easy, but looked very gourmet!

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Reviewed Aug. 10, 2011

This was great, though I made a few changes. I used pork chops & didn't flatten them, and left out the rosemary. Still, will do these again.

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