Southwestern Pork Medallions with Cinnamon Couscous & Peach Chutney

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Southwestern Pork Medallions with Cinnamon Couscous & Peach Chutney
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Description

This stylish meal sounds like it is quite a bit of work, but it comes together quickly, and the chutney can be made ahead and refrigerated overnight. Serve with a cucumber salad and crusty bread.

Ingredients

  • 1 pork tenderloin (about one pound)
  • 2 teaspoons ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt (divided)
  • 1/2 red bell pepper (diced)
  • 1 clove garlic (crushed)
  • 1/2 red onion (diced)
  • 1 jalapeno chilies (seeded and minced*)
  • 16 ounces peach slices (drained)
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 2 1/2 cups water
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 1/2 cups couscous

Directions

  1. 1In lightly oiled skillet, sauté bell pepper, garlic, onion and jalapeno for 2 minutes, stirring, until vegetables are wilted. Stir in peaches, brown sugar and vinegar. Simmer briefly, until sugar dissolves. Remove from heat and let stand at room temperature, up to 2 hours, until serving.
  2. 2In large saucepan, bring water, cinnamon, 1/2 teaspoon salt and butter to a boil; stir in the couscous, cover and let rest for 10 minutes.
  3. 3Meanwhile, cut pork into medallions about 3/4-inch thick. In small bowl stir together remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt, pepper, cumin and chili powder; rub this mixture over all surfaces of medallions. Broil medallions 4-5 inches from heat for 4 minutes; turn and broil 3-4 minutes more.** Serve medallions with couscous and chutney.
  4. 4Serves 4.
  5. 5*Always wear rubber gloves when handling hot chiles.
  6. 6**For the grill: Prepare a medium-hot fire in grill. Grill pork medallions, uncovered, over direct heat for about 4 minutes per side or until the internal temperature reaches 145 degrees F. allowing for a 3 minutes rest before serving.
  7. 7Wine suggestion: Pour a chilled Chenin Blanc
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NutritionView more

540Calories
Sodium31%DV740mg
Fat18%DV12g
Protein73%DV37g
Carbs24%DV71g
Fiber28%DV7g

PER SERVING *

Calories540Calories from Fat110
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat12g18%
Saturated Fat5g25%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol100mg33%
Sodium740mg31%
Potassium960mg27%
Protein37g73%
Calories from Fat110
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate71g24%
Dietary Fiber7g28%
Sugars15g30%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.