Zesty Pork Medallions Recipe

Zesty Pork Medallions Recipe
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Zesty Pork Medallions Recipe

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Some of our friends made up this marinade but weren't able to give me exact measurements. I experimented until I came up with this recipe, which tastes as good as theirs. —Patty Collins, Morgantown, Indiana
MAKES:
8 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 5 min. + marinating Grill: 30 min. + standing
MAKES:
8 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 5 min. + marinating Grill: 30 min. + standing

Ingredients

  • 2 cups salsa
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons sweet-and-sour sauce
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon green taco sauce
  • 2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar
  • Dash hot pepper sauce
  • 2 pork tenderloins (about 1 pound each)

Directions

In a small bowl, combine the first seven ingredients. Set aside 1 cup for dipping; cover and refrigerate. Pour the remaining marinade into a large resealable plastic bag; add pork. Seal bag and turn to coat. Refrigerate overnight.
Prepare grill for indirect heat. Drain and discard marinade. Grill pork, covered, over medium heat for 30-40 minutes or until a thermometer reads 160°. Let stand for 10 minutes before slicing. Warm reserved marinade; serve with pork. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Zesty Pork Medallions in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2002, p217

Nutritional Facts

1 serving: 171 calories, 5g fat (1g saturated fat), 64mg cholesterol, 207mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 0 fiber), 23g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1/2 starch.

  • 2 cups salsa
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons sweet-and-sour sauce
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon green taco sauce
  • 2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar
  • Dash hot pepper sauce
  • 2 pork tenderloins (about 1 pound each)
  1. In a small bowl, combine the first seven ingredients. Set aside 1 cup for dipping; cover and refrigerate. Pour the remaining marinade into a large resealable plastic bag; add pork. Seal bag and turn to coat. Refrigerate overnight.
  2. Prepare grill for indirect heat. Drain and discard marinade. Grill pork, covered, over medium heat for 30-40 minutes or until a thermometer reads 160°. Let stand for 10 minutes before slicing. Warm reserved marinade; serve with pork. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Zesty Pork Medallions in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2002, p217

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