This is my husband’s all time favorite preparation for pork tenderloin. It is remarkably easy and fast and I usually serve it with Parslied Yellow Beans.

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  • Course Dinner, Pork
  • Cuisine Hungarian
  • Keyword 15 Minute Meal, 5 Ingredients or Less, Cook Top Dinner, Savory, Week Night Dinner
Servings Prep Time Cook Time
4 people 5 minutes 10 minutes
Passive Time Total Time
15 minutes
Servings Prep Time Cook Time
4 people 5 minutes 10 minutes
Passive Time Total Time
15 minutes
Degree of Difficulty
Easy
Ingredients
  • 1 pork tenderloin
  • 1 tbspn kosher salt
  • vegetable spray
Servings: people
Units:
Instructions
  1. Trim tenderloin of fat and silver skin.
  2. Slice tenderloin into 1 1/2" thick medallions.
  3. Place medallions on a sheet of parchment paper, leaving a little space between each medallion and then cover with another sheet of parchment paper. Pound each medallion with a rolling pin or flat mallet, until each medallion is roughly twice the original size.
  4. Season both sides with kosher salt and set aside for about an hour before searing
Searing
  1. Spray a large non-stick frying pan with vegetable spray and heat the pan over high heat until the pan starts to smoke
  2. Place medallions in the pan, do not overlap, and sear for 2-3 minutes, or until first side starts to brown
  3. Turn the medallions over and sear for another 2-3 minutes
  4. Remove from heat and place on a platter

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