This recipe is just barely modified from Canadian Living as it was pretty much perfect as is. I just cut back on the oil and a touch on the sugar as I felt the extra wasn’t needed and allowed the other flavors to stand out even more!
Pork is another great lean protein option low in both total fat and saturated fat. Mix it up a bit this week and give this recipe a try, you won’t be disappointed!Print
Ginger Garlic Pork Medallions
- Total Time: 20 minutes
- Yield: 4 1x
This dish is packed with flavor! Pair with grilled veggies and roasted potatoes or rice for a complete, balanced meal your whole family will love!
- 1 lb pork tenderloin, sliced into 2 inch thick medallions
- 1 green onion, thinly sliced on bias
- 2 tbsp vegetable oil
- 4 cloves garlic, minced
- 2 tbsp grated fresh ginger
- 2 tbsp soy sauce
- 1 tbsp fish sauce
- 2 tsp vinegar
- 1 tsp granulated sugar
- fresh ground pepper to taste
- In a bowl, whisk together oil, garlic, ginger, soy sauce, fish sauce, vinegar, sugar and pepper.
- Pour all but 2-1/2 tbsp into large dish, reserving remainder in refrigerator.
- Add pork chops to dish, turning to coat.
- Cover and refrigerate to marinate for at least 30 minutes or for up to 24 hours.
- Place chops on grill over medium-high heat; close lid and grill, turning once, until juices run clear when pork is pierced and just a hint of pink remains inside (12 to 15 minutes).
- Transfer to cutting board and tent with foil. Let stand for 5 minutes.
- To serve, slice thinly across the grain.
- Spoon reserved marinade over pork; sprinkle with green onion.
- Prep Time: 5 minutes
- Cook Time: 15 minutes
- Category: Main Dishes
- Method: Baked or Grilled
- Cuisine: Asian Inspired
Keywords: grill, bbq, summer, protein
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