Pork Medallions Puerto Rican Style

May 30, 2018 / By Foodland

Pork Medallions Puerto Rican Style

If you're wondering what to make for dinner, we have the answer: Pork Medallions Puerto Rican Style!
Course Dinner, Main Course
Cuisine Pork
Servings 4 Servings


  • 1 Pork Tenderloin(cut into 1 1/2 in. thick medallions)
  • 0.125 cup olive oil plus more for searing
  • 2 cloves garlic(crush)
  • 2 teaspoons dry oregano
  • 1 dash distilled white vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • For Sofrito Sauce
  • 0.5 medium onion(cut into large chunks)
  • 6 cloves garlic(peeled)
  • 0.5 bunch cilantro(washed and roughly chopped)
  • 1 ripe plum tomatoe(cored and cut into chunks)
  • 0.5 red bell pepper(cored, seeded and roughly chopped)
  • 0.5 cup olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons white vinegar or fresh lemon juice
  • kosher salt(optional)


Directions for pork:

  1. Combine the pork, olive oil, garlic, oregano, vinegar, salt and pepper. Marinate overnight, at minimum 1 hour.
  2. Remove from the marinade and pat dry.
  3. Heat a heavy gauge skillet and add in 2 tablespoons olive oil. When the oil begins to smoke, add in the medallions. Flip them when they are golden brown, approximately 3 minutes. Cook for another 3 minutes. Reserve.


Directions for Sofrito sauce:

  1. In a food processor, combine the onion, garlic, cilantro, tomato and bell pepper. Pulse until the mixture is evenly chopped and uniform.
  2. Blend in the olive oil and vinegar. Season to taste with salt.
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