Low Fat Asian Pork Medallions

Nor M.


I adapted a recipe from a low fat cooking cook book. I added my own ingredients, and adjusted the measurements to my liking. I love this version. It is a little spicy with an Asian flare. I hope you enjoy it. It is tasty, but also very low in fat. Enjoy!

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1/4 c
tamari soy sauce or low sodium soy sauce
1 1/2
inch piece fresh ginger grated
large clove of garlic grated, or 2 small
4 Tbsp
1/4 tsp
5 spice powder
1/8 tsp
cayenne pepper
1 Tbsp
sesame oil
1 Tbsp
cider vinegar
1 - 2 lb
pork tenderloin cut in to medallions


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1in a bowl mix the first 8 ingredients together well.

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2Pour mixture in to a large ziplock style bag. Place Pork in to bag. Seal bag. Make sure to coat pork well.

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3Refrigerate pork in marinade 2-3 hours. After marinating an hour. flip bag over to make sure it is evenly marinated, Remove pork from marinade. Grill on stove in an oiled grill pan, or on a gas grill until cooked through. It should take about 3-4 minutes per side. Don't over cook. This is a very lean cut of meat. Serve with rice and vegetables, or your choice of sides. A nice fruity relish would be delicious too.like peach or Apricots.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pork
Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: Asian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids