Saucy Pork Medallions with Spiced Couscous

Pork gets the gold medal when it's all dressed up with exotic flavors.

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 30 min
  • ingredients 18
  • servings 4

Ingredients

Pork

1
lb. pork tenderloin, cut into 1/2-inch slices
1
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon pepper
2
tablespoons butter
1
teaspoon minced gingerroot
1
teaspoon minced garlic
1
tablespoon cornstarch
1
cup apple juice
1/4
cup water
2
tablespoons balsamic vinegar
2
(4.5-oz.) jars Green Giant® Sliced Mushrooms

Couscous

2
cups water
1/2
teaspoon salt
1 1/4
cups uncooked couscous
1
cup Green Giant™ Steamers™ Niblets® frozen corn
1/2
red bell pepper, chopped
3
green onions, chopped
1/2
teaspoon five-spice powder
  • 1 To flatten each pork slice, place between 2 pieces of plastic wrap or waxed paper. Working from center, gently pound pork with flat side of meat mallet or rolling pin until about 1/4 inch thick; remove wrap. Sprinkle pork with 1 teaspoon salt and pepper.
  • 2 Melt butter in 12-inch skillet over medium-high heat. Add pork; cook 8 minutes or until browned, turning once. Remove pork from skillet. Add gingerroot and garlic to skillet; cook and stir 1 minute or until tender.
  • 3 In medium bowl, combine cornstarch, apple juice, 1/4 cup water and vinegar; mix well. Add to mixture in skillet. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low. Add mushrooms and pork; cook 10 minutes or until sauce is of desired consistency, stirring occasionally.
  • 4 Meanwhile, in medium saucepan, combine 2 cups water and 1/2 teaspoon salt. Bring to a boil. Stir in couscous, corn, bell pepper, onions and five-spice powder; mix well. Remove from heat. Cover; let stand 5 minutes. Serve couscous with pork mixture.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    490
    (
    Calories from Fat
    100),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    11g
    11%
    (Saturated Fat
    5g,
    5%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    80mg
    80%;
    Sodium
    1300mg
    1300%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    64g
    64%
    (Dietary Fiber
    6g
    6%
      Sugars
    11g
    11%
    ),
    Protein
    34g
    34%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    15%;
    Vitamin C
    25%;
    Calcium
    4%;
    Iron
    15%;
    Exchanges:
    3 Starch; 1 Fruit; 3 1/2 Lean Meat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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