Nut-Crusted Pork Medallions

Nut-Crusted Pork Medallions

You'll think you're in the Deep South when you taste this dish. The honey, cornmeal and pecans give these medallions of pork that traditional Southern flavor.

Prep Time

10

Minutes

Total Time

20

Minutes

Makes

4

servings

1
egg
1/4
cup honey
3/4
to 1 lb pork tenderloin, cut into 1/2-inch slices
1
cup chopped pecans (4 oz)
1/2
cup yellow cornmeal
1
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon pepper
2
tablespoons vegetable oil
  1. In large bowl, mix egg and honey. Add pork slices; toss to coat.
  2. In food processor, place pecans, cornmeal, salt and pepper. Cover and process until finely chopped. Place pecan mixture in resealable plastic food-storage bag. Add pork slices; seal bag and shake to coat.
  3. In 10-inch nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Cook pork in oil 6 to 8 minutes, turning once, until golden brown on outside and no longer pink in center.
Makes 4 servings

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 530
    • (Calories from Fat 290),
  • Total Fat 32g
    • (Saturated Fat 4 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 105mg;
  • Sodium 640mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 35g
    • (Dietary Fiber 3g,
    • Sugars 19g),
  • Protein 25g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 2 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 4 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.