Sesame Pork Medalions with Mango Salsa

Sesame Pork Medalions with Mango Salsa
  • 4 servings
  • 0:05 Preparation
  • 0:08 Cooking
  • 2:13 Total Time


Add all
  • 1/2 cup
    (125 mL)

    peach, mango and pineapple nectar

  • 4 Tbsp.
    (60 mL)

    Dijon mustard

  • 13 oz
    (400 g)

    pork tenderloin, sliced about 1 1/2 in. (4 cm) thick

  • 1

    packet sesame seeds

  • 1

    mango, peeled and diced

  • 1 Tbsp.
    (15 mL)

    lime juice

  • 1

    pinch sugar

  • chopped coriander to taste

  • 4 Tbsp.
    (60 mL)

    mezzo olive oil


In a bowl, combine mango, peach and pineapple nectar with Dijon mustard. Set aside 1/3 of this marinade.

Flatten pork medallions a little. Add marinade and refrigerate for 2 hours.

Remove medallions from marinade; roll in sesame seeds; salt and pepper to taste.

Mango Salsa

In a bowl, combine diced mango and lime juice. Season lightly with salt and pepper; sprinkle with sugar and coriander. Keep at room temperature.

In a non-stick skillet, heat oil on medium heat. Quick brown medallions and cook on medium 2 minutes per side or until sesame seeds turn brown.

Heat up reserved marinade in the microwave.

Transfer medallions to heated plates, 2 per plate, top with mango salsa and drizzle a bit of hot marinade around the meat.

Serve with soy-sauce seasoned Chinese noodles and half a baby bok choy, both stir-fried in organic sunflower oil.

Source: Chef Robert Villeneuve

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Fruity and light
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