low fat asian pork medallions

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By Nor Mac
from The Berkshire’s, MA

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!

serves 4
prep time 5 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Grill

Ingredients For low fat asian pork medallions

  • 1/4 c
    tamari soy sauce or low sodium soy sauce
  • 1 1/2
    inch piece fresh ginger grated
  • 1
    large clove of garlic grated, or 2 small
  • 4 Tbsp
    sugar
  • 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

How To Make low fat asian pork medallions

  • 1
    in a bowl mix the first 8 ingredients together well.
  • 2
    Pour mixture in to a large ziplock style bag. Place Pork in to bag. Seal bag. Make sure to coat pork well.
  • 3
    Refrigerate 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.
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