Friday, September 16, 2016

'The othe white meat; Pork Medallions with Roasted Nectarines

Lean pork tenderloin cooks quickly when sliced across the grain into neat rounds. Match the inherent sweetness of the meat with juicy late-summer nectarines, which caramelize in the heat of the pan. This dish would also be delicious with peaches ,apples or pears.
Serves  4

1        pork tenderloin, (about 1-1/2  pounds), cut crosswise into 4 to 6 medallions
Salt and freshly ground pepper
1       tablespoon olive oil
1       cup (8  ounces) hard apple cider
1      fresh sprig rosemary
2      teaspoons  whole-grain mustard
2      nectarines or peaches, halved, pitted and cut into wedges,  halved lengthwise
1     tablespoon  unsalted butter

Preheat an oven to 400°F 

1 .   Season the pork with salt and pepper. In an ovenproof fry pan over medium-high heat, warm the oil. Add the pork medallions and cook, turning once, until browned, 4 to 5 minutes. Transfer to a plate.

2 .  Add the cider, rosemary and mustard to the pan, bring to a boil and stir to scrape up any browned bits on the pan bottom. Cook until the liquid is reduced by half, 3 to 4 minutes. Return the pork to the pan, place in the oven and cook for about  8 minutes   . 
3 .  Remove from the oven, turn the pork and add the sliced nectarines. Return to the oven and cook until the pork is tender and registers 145°F  about 10 minutes.

4 .  Transfer the pork and nectarines to a platter. Place the pan over medium heat and whisk in the butter to make a sauce. Spoon the sauce over the pork and nectarines and serve immediately. 
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  1. That sounds truly delicious and fairly easy. I will try it. I know they will like it. I have a lot of pork lovers.
    Love PIC

    1. My Lady ,
      It is really easy , Nee cook it in a big black iron skillet , I told my son I was developing some recipes , he said dad if you know what you like it will be easy ,he found it easy after being married to baby for all these years .
      We love pork .
      Hugs HB
      Go to Wag


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