Photo: Alex Farnum; Styling: Karen Shinto 
Total Time
30 Mins
Serves 4

The marinade on these pork medallions is intense, so it takes only a few minutes to impart flavor. Sunset reader Karen Fukui of Olympia, Washington, shared the recipe.

How to Make It

Step 1

Heat grill to high (450° to 550°). In a food processor, pulse all ingredients except for pork into a paste, adding a bit of water if needed. In a medium bowl, mix pork with paste. Let sit 15 minutes.

Step 2

Grill pork, turning once, until browned, about 6 minutes total. Serve with rice, vegetables, and cilantro leaves.

Step 3

*Find in grocery stores' Asian foods aisle.

Step 4

Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.

Chef's Notes

If you're starting the meat ahead of cooking and want to marinate it longer, leave the tenderloin whole.

Ratings & Reviews

tmsjenkins's Review

January 01, 2014

icusanza's Review

October 30, 2011

CathrynM's Review

July 28, 2012
Great go-to recipe. Quick, easy, and delicious. One of the few recipes I make without any alterations.

KaayGeee's Review

April 10, 2013
Very quick and easy and so good. I have also made this using boneless skinless chicken thighs instead of pork. It is still tasty if you don't have lemongrass. I use Thai red chili paste instead of red curry paste.

EmikoF's Review

July 06, 2013