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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.

Karen Fukui, Olympia, WA
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Credit: Alex Farnum; Styling: Karen Shinto

Recipe Summary

total:
30 mins
Yield:
Serves 4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • 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.

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

  • *Find in grocery stores' Asian foods aisle.

  • 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.

Nutrition Facts

210 calories; calories from fat 41%; protein 23g; fat 10g; saturated fat 1.8g; carbohydrates 5.9g; fiber 0.1g; sodium 846mg; cholesterol 62mg.
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