Pork Medallions

Enjoy these pork medallions with a creamy mushroom and madeira sauce. Serve with mashed potato and wilted greens for an easy midweek meal.

Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 30 mins
Difficulty: Easy
Serves: 4


1 tbsp olive oil
600g pork medallions
2 tbsp unsalted butter
2 banana shallots, thinly sliced
250g chestnut mushrooms, sliced
1 garlic clove, crushed
1 tbsp plain flour
100ml madeira or sherry
400ml chicken stock
4 sprigs thyme
½ tbsp wholegrain mustard
100ml double cream
mashed potato and wilted greens, to serve


  1. Heat the oil in a large non-stick frying pan and fry the pork on each side for 2-3 mins until golden brown. Set aside on a plate.
  2. Melt the butter in the pan and, when foaming, fry the shallots and mushrooms over a medium heat for 10 mins.
  3. Add the garlic and cook for another 1 min. Stir through the flour and cook for another 2 mins. 
  4. Whisk through the Madeira and boil for 2 mins. Gradually stir through the stock until the sauce is lump free. Add the thyme and mustard and season to taste.
  5. Return the pork to the pan and simmer uncovered for 5-7 mins or until the pork is cooked through. Stir through the cream and heat again until simmering.
  6. Serve with creamy mashed potatoes and wilted greens.

Recipe from bbcgoodfood.com

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