Cuban Style Pork Medallions


Olive oil for drizzling
1 tablespoon cumin
1 teaspoon brown sugar
1 teaspoon sea salt
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
Dash of cloves
Garnish for over the pork:
1/2 red onion – sliced
4 cloves of garlic – slices
Olive oil for drizzling


Slice the pork thin and place in a large bowl. Combine all of the ingredients for the marinade and toss over the pork. Gently rub the marinade into the pork and let stand in the refrigerator for at least 1 hour.
Heat a large frying pan with a drizzle of olive oil. Place the pork in the heated frying pan and let sauté until a beautiful golden on each side, turning only once.
When the pork is done, drizzle a little olive oil again in the pan and add the cilantro, lime zest, garlic and sliced onion. Sauté this until the onion is slightly charred and then top over the pork. Squeeze the juice of the zested lime over the pork and serve.


This dish is bound to make a hit at your table. It is delicious! Serve with a beautiful tossed salad and a loaf of bread.

Enjoy with Lots of Love,



1 servings


Sunday, June 5, 2011 - 9:31am

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