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Pork Medallions with Plum-Apricot Chutney

No recipe image available.Simple elegance. Serve with Caeser salad and buttered sugar peas.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 pound pork tenderloin
Salt and pepper, to taste
2 teaspoons vegetable oil
3/4 pound purple-skinned plums, pitted, coarsely chopped*
1/3 cup apricot preserves
2 tablespoons water
1 tablespoon cider vinegar
1 jalapeño chile pepper, minced**
1 tablespoon grated fresh gingerroot

Cooking Directions:

  1. Cut pork crosswise into 1-inch pieces. Place each slice between plastic wrap. Using heel of hand, press to 1/2-inch thickness. Remove plastic wrap and season lightly with salt and pepper.
  2. Heat oil in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add pork slices and cook for 3 minutes per side or until pork is golden brown. Transfer to serving platter; keep warm.
  3. To make chutney, add remaining ingredients to skillet. Simmer for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Season lightly with salt and pepper.
  4. Pour hot chutney over pork medallions and serve.

Makes 4 servings.

*1 1/2 cups canned purple plums, drained and chopped can be used in place of fresh plums.

**Wear rubber gloves when handling hot chiles.

Recipe provided courtesy of National Pork Board.