Pork Medallions with Cider Sauce

Pork Medallions with Cider SauceI saw this tasty looking recipe on the Noble Pig’s site a couple of years ago and I finally decided to give it a try and I am so glad I did. This was such a quick and easy recipe to make and it tasted wonderful! The pork was tender and juicy while the sauce was a bit sweet and so flavorful. This was a big hit with the whole family and we gobbled up every last bite. Thanks for a great recipe Cathy!

Pork Medallions with Cider Sauce:
Adapted recipe and photos by For the Love of Cooking.net
Original recipe by Noble Pig
  • 2-3 tsp olive oil
  • 1 pork tenderloin, cut into thick medallions
  • Sea salt and freshly cracked pepper, to taste
  • Sage, to taste
  • Garlic powder, to taste
  • 1 cup of apple cider
  • 1/3 cup of chicken broth
  • 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar

Pork Medallions with Cider Sauce

Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium high heat. Remove the silver skin from the pork tenderloin, then cut into same size medallions. Season both sides of the medallions with sea salt, freshly cracked, pepper, sage, and garlic powder, to taste. Place into the hot skillet and cook for 4-5 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Remove the pork from the skillet and set aside on a plate then cover with a tinfoil tent.

Add the apple cider, chicken broth, and vinegar to the skillet. Cook on medium for 4-5 minutes or until the sauce has thickened up nicely and reduced. Taste the sauce and season with sea salt and freshly cracked pepper, to taste. Add the pork back to the skillet along with any juices from the pork. Toss the pork to coat evenly in the sauce. Serve immediately with the remaining sauce drizzled over the top . Enjoy.

Pork Medallions with Cider Sauce


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25 Responses to “Pork Medallions with Cider Sauce”

  1. 1

    Bridgett — January 10, 2011 @ 6:06 am

    The cider sauce would pair perfectly with the pork. What a delicious recipe.

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    Food, Fun and Life in the Charente — January 10, 2011 @ 7:42 am

    I love the combination of pork and cider. Diane

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    Loginbd — January 10, 2011 @ 9:06 am

    Wow!!!!Delicious recipe..I am excited to eat it….

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    Donna-FFW — January 10, 2011 @ 11:09 am

    Perfect dinner! My whole family would enjoy this one.

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    Debbie — January 10, 2011 @ 11:44 am

    Oh that looks good. All those ingredients are usually pretty much at hand so that's an added bonus!!!

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    Koek! — January 10, 2011 @ 12:42 pm

    Those look glorious!

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    EliFla — January 10, 2011 @ 12:56 pm

    It must be deliciuos!!! I have to find cyder here in Italy!!Have a great week, hugs, Flavia

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    Jenn — January 10, 2011 @ 1:20 pm

    I bet that is so delicious! It looks amazing!

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    Leslie — January 10, 2011 @ 2:13 pm

    I love love lovepork with cider sauces! Perfect

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    PeggyR — January 10, 2011 @ 2:15 pm

    This is a must try recipe! I like to put cider in with my sauerkraut when I fix it.

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    Maria — January 10, 2011 @ 3:03 pm

    I love the cider sauce!

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    Marjie — January 10, 2011 @ 3:07 pm

    It's an excellent idea. The pork looks wonderful.

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    Mandy — January 10, 2011 @ 3:20 pm

    I really enjoy the flavor of pork with apples. This sounds great. When my grandpap makes homemade apple butter, I enjoy making it into glazes and using it for flavoring.

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    StephenC — January 10, 2011 @ 4:13 pm

    Gosh, yet another reminder of something I like and haven't thought to make in forever: pork medallions. It's my favorite way to cook tenderloin!

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    Georgia (The Comfort of Cooking) — January 10, 2011 @ 5:08 pm

    I picked up a pork tenderloin the other day and have been shopping around for just the right recipe – This looks perfect and SO delicious! Thanks for sharing, Pam.

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    Joanne — January 10, 2011 @ 5:32 pm

    This sounds like the perfect weekday winter meal! I'm going to have to pick up some cider from the farmer's market this weekend!

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    teresa — January 10, 2011 @ 7:29 pm

    i love pork and cider, it makes for such a great combo. what a lovely dish.

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    The Blonde Duck — January 10, 2011 @ 8:42 pm

    I still want the crumb pie.

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    Andrea@WellnessNotes — January 10, 2011 @ 9:39 pm

    I don't cook pork very often, but this recipe sounds great!

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    noble Pig — January 10, 2011 @ 9:53 pm

    Thanks Pam, it looks like it turned out great!

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    vanillasugar — January 10, 2011 @ 10:58 pm

    hi pam, i'm here at your blog looking for donuts. i have a craving for donuts. LOL

    this sauce sounds fabulous!

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    Elin — January 11, 2011 @ 2:40 am

    I seldom eat pork but your pictures make me want to cook this dish. Beautiful pork medallions with cider vinegar sauce. Thanks for sharing the recipe. I know I will love it 🙂

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    Helene — January 11, 2011 @ 6:57 pm

    That would be a great meal. We don't eat pork but this looks really good.

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    grace — January 12, 2011 @ 9:50 am

    pork loins benefit from a variety of sauces, but none complement it as much as one based on apples. lovely work!

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    Chris — January 13, 2011 @ 2:39 am

    That'll do, pig. (my favorite movie quote related to BBQ even if they didn't mean it to be)

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