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Sweet-Hot Pork Medaillons

Yield 4 servings
Super Quick. Sesame oil adds a rich, nutty flavor to this recipe, but you can use vegetable oil instead.


  • 1 pound pork tenderloin
  • 1/8 teaspoon dried crushed red pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Cooking spray
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar

Nutrition Information

  • calories 160
  • caloriesfromfat 23 %
  • fat 4.1 g
  • satfat 1.1 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 24.2 g
  • carbohydrate 5.1 g
  • fiber 0.0 g
  • cholesterol 74 mg
  • iron 0.0 mg
  • sodium 299 mg
  • calcium 0.0 mg

How to Make It

  1. Trim fat from pork. Cut pork into 1-inch-thick slices. Place slices between two sheets of heavy-duty plastic wrap, and flatten to 1/2-inch thickness, using a meat mallet or rolling pin. Sprinkle with pepper and garlic powder.

  2. Coat a large nonstick skillet with cooking spray; add oil. Place skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Add half of pork medaillons, and cook 3 minutes on each side or until browned. Remove pork from skillet; set aside, and keep warm. Repeat procedure with remaining half of pork medaillons.

  3. Add water, soy sauce, and brown sugar to skillet. Reduce heat to medium; cook, stirring constantly, 1 minute or until bubbly. Spoon sauce over pork.

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