Pork Medallions with Whisky Sauce

Lynette !


I usually get my pork tenderloins in a package that has two in them, so I'm usually looking for a way to cook it. This way is quick enough for a weeknight but feels special.


★★★★★ 4 votes

10 Min
10 Min
Stove Top


  • 2 Tbsp
    shallots, finely chopped
  • 2 Tbsp
    scotch whiskey or bourbon
  • 2 Tbsp
    red currant jelly
  • 1 Tbsp
    orange juice, fresh
  • 1 Tbsp
    lemon juice, fresh
  • 1/2 tsp
    dry mustard
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground ginger
  • 1 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1/4 tsp
    kosher salt
  • 1/4 tsp
    black pepper, freshly ground
  • 1 lb
    pork tenderloin, trimmed and cut crosswise into 12 pieces

How to Make Pork Medallions with Whisky Sauce


  1. Combine first 7 ingredients in a microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at High for 1 minute or until thoroughly heated; set the mixture aside.
  2. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add oil to the pan; swirl to coat. Sprinkle salt and pepper evenly over both sides of the pork. Add the pork to the pan; cook 3 minutes on each side or until the desired degree of doneness. Remove from the pan; keep warm.
  3. Add whisky mixture to the pan; bring to a boil. Cook until reduced to 1/4 cup (about 1 minute). Serve pork with the sauce spooned over it.

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About Pork Medallions with Whisky Sauce

Course/Dish: Pork
Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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