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Spiced Pork Medallions with Bourbon Sauce

Andrew has never been a huge fan of pork unless it is bacon. It is hard to find recipes that he will like and not just tolerate for one evening. I can’t eat chicken and beef every night of the week so I try different pork recipes every once in awhile and this is a true “winner”. 

I found this recipe in my Taste of Home Cookbook but it is also available online

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If you have ZERO ingredients then this recipe will cost about $24.24 as of May 2022.

I am assuming you have salt and pepper and do not add it into the recipe total cost.

Recipe serves: 4

Serving size: 3 ounces of pork and 2 tablespoons of sauce

Equipment needed: 1 fry pan and a sauce pan 

Total time: 25 minutes

Equipment

Let's grocery shop!

I am assuming you have salt and pepper. It is not included in pantry and spices.

Pantry & Spices

Total: $12.10 as of May 2022

  • ground allspice $2.99
  • chili powder $0.98
  • ground cinnamon $1.18
  • dark sugar $1.62
  • olive oil $2.77
  • soy sauce $1.58
  • white vinegar $0.98

Grocery

Total: $12.14 as of May 2022

  • 1 pound pork tenderloin $7.17
  • 3 small bourbon 50ml $4.47
  • 1 - garlic bulb $0.50

Let's prep!

Let's cook!

  1. Bring the sauce to a boil stirring occasionally. 
  2. Boil the sauce until it is reduced by half.
  3. Add 1/2 tablespoon of olive oil to the sauté pan over medium heat. Cook pork in 2 batches for 2 – 4 minutes per side.
  4. If the pan needs more oil for the second batch add 1/2 tablespoon of olive oil
  5. The pork will temp 145° when cooked. 
  6. Serve the pork with the sauce. Enjoy!

This recipe can also be found in Menu 8 – Family of 2

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