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Sesame Sake Pork Medallions

Holland House

"Toasty sesame seeds and sake cooking wine is a perfect pair for versatile pork tenderloin."
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30 m servings 359 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings

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  1. Combine sake cooking wine, sugar, sesame oil and cornstarch. Stir to dissolve cornstarch; set aside.
  2. Cut pork into 1/2-inch slices; season with salt and pepper to taste. Press half the sesame seeds onto one side of each medallion. Melt butter in 12-inch saute pan. Cook pork, seed side down, over medium-high heat until lightly browned, about 8 minutes. While cooking, press remaining sesame seeds onto tops of medallions. Turn over and continue to cook 4-6 minutes. Increase heat to high, add sauce and cook 2 minutes or until sauce bubbles and thickens slightly. Serve pork medallions drizzled with sake sauce. Sprinkle with any remaining sesame seeds and green onion.


  • Nutrition
  • Per serving: 290 calories, 34g protein, 8g carb, 13g fat (5g sat. fat), 110mg chol, 320mg sodium, 0g fiber

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 359 calories; 17.4 g fat; 10.4 g carbohydrates; 31 g protein; 110 mg cholesterol; 488 mg sodium. Powered by the ESHA Research Database © 2018, ESHA Research, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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Very tasty and tender.

It was OK. Sesame seeds did stick which I was a little worried about. I always make extra sauce but I found it was not needed in this dish. Loved the green onions.