Pork Medallions with Garlic-Ginger Pomegranate Sauce

"I'm always creating recipes using the latest cooking trends. This simple, healthy pork recipe involves pomegranate juice, ginger, and cilantro." -Tracey Medeiros, Atlanta

Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 2 pieces pork and 1 tablespoon sauce)
Recipe from Cooking Light

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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 170
  • Calories from fat: 30%
  • Fat: 5.6g
  • Saturated fat: 1.6g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 3g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.6g
  • Protein: 24.3g
  • Carbohydrate: 4.6g
  • Fiber: 0.2g
  • Cholesterol: 74mg
  • Iron: 1.6mg
  • Sodium: 551mg
  • Calcium: 12mg

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 cup pomegranate juice
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon minced peeled fresh ginger
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper, divided
  • 1 (1-pound) pork tenderloin, trimmed
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro

Preparation

  1. Combine first 6 ingredients in a large zip-top plastic bag; add 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/8 teaspoon pepper. Add pork; seal and marinate in refrigerator 2 hours, turning bag occasionally. Remove pork from bag, reserving marinade. Sprinkle pork with 1/4 teaspoon salt, 1/8 teaspoon pepper, and flour.
  2. Preheat oven to 350°.
  3. Heat oil in a large ovenproof skillet over medium-high heat. Add pork; cook 5 minutes, browning on all sides. Pour reserved marinade over pork. Wrap handle of pan with foil; bake at 350° for 10 minutes or until a thermometer registers 160° (slightly pink). Remove pork from pan; let stand 10 minutes. Cut crosswise into 8 pieces.
  4. Combine 1 tablespoon water and cornstarch, stirring well with a whisk. Bring marinade to a boil over medium-high heat. Add cornstarch mixture to marinade; cook 1 minute or until sauce thickens, stirring constantly. Serve over pork; sprinkle with cilantro.
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