Medallions Of Pork with Red-Wine Sauce
pork loin, boneless and trimmed of fat, 3 ounces each
shallots, finely chopped
1Place pork slices on a flat surface; pound lightly with a mallet, then sprinkle with salt and pepper.
2Combine ginger, thyme, vinegar, bay leaf, clove, wine and honey in a bowl and blend well.
3Place sliced pork in a dish and pour mixture over it; marinate for 10 minutes.
4Drain the pork medallions and pat dry; reserve marinate.
5Place meat in a single layer in skillet in the hot oil; cook for 5 minutes, turn and cook for 5 minutes more over medium high heat.
6Reduce heat and cook meat for 2 minutes more; transfer meat to a dish and keep warm.
7In skillet add the shallots and cook stirring until wilted; add the reserved marinate and cook, stirring and scraping the bottom.
8Cook until marinate is reduced to 3/4 its original amount.
9Swirl in the butter and pour the sauce over the medallions.
10Remove bay leaf and sprigs of thyme before serving.