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Spiced Pork Medallions with Bourbon Sauce Recipe

Spiced Pork Medallions with Bourbon Sauce Recipe

Our tasting panel simply raved over this tender pork with its spicy, sweet sauce. —Kathy Kantrud, Fenton, Michigan
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup bourbon or reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup packed dark brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons white vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1 pork tenderloin (1 pound), cut into 12 slices

Directions

  • 1. In a small saucepan, combine the bourbon, brown sugar, vinegar, soy sauce, garlic and pepper. Bring to a boil; cook until liquid is reduced to about 1/2 cup, stirring occasionally.
  • 2. Meanwhile, combine the chili powder, cinnamon, salt and allspice; rub over pork slices.
  • 3. In a large skillet coated with cooking spray, cook pork over medium heat for 2-4 minutes on each side or until tender. Serve with sauce. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

3 ounces pork with 2 tablespoons sauce equals 221 calories, 4 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 63 mg cholesterol, 581 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 23 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 starch.

Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied White Wine

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