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Chicken Fried Pork Medallions {Homemade Gravy}

These chicken fried pork medallions with gravy are ridiculously easy to make.

Chicken Fried Pork Medallions, Mashed Potatoes and Broccoli on plate

Pork tenderloins or boneless pork loin filets are great to have on hand in the freezer for a quick and easy dinner.

The only thing is that they can be expensive.

But when they’re on a really good sale, I’m in….time to stock up.

I should be more creative when cooking pork loin but I always seem to make them the same way, in medallions that are seasoned with salt and pepper, coated with flour and cooked just like how I make fried chicken….one of those less-is-more recipes.

When made this way, to me they smell and taste just like comfort food and that’s not all.

A simple gravy can be made from the crunchy bits left in the pan.

It takes just 5 ingredients to make these pork medallions and that includes the salt and pepper.

To make the gravy, just add one more ingredient, milk.

Here are some side dishes that would taste wonderful with these pork loin medallions “Roasted Garlic and Rosemary Mashed Potatoes“, “Baked Herb and Parmesan Potato Slices” and “Easy Potato Salad with Egg“.

Ok, on to the ingredients.

Chicken Fried Pork Medallions ingredients

Boneless pork loin filet or pork tenderloin, salt, pepper, flour, canola oil and if making gravy, milk

printable recipe with the measurements and instructions is located at the bottom of this post.

Here’s how to make it.

For the Pork Medallions:

Slices of pork loin on plate with knife

Cut the fat and “silver skin” off of the outside of the pork.

Cut the pork into 1-inch thick width-wise slices.

Add pepper to slices of pork loin on plate

Sprinkle pepper and salt…

Add salt to slices of pork loin on plate

…on both sides of the pork.

Flour in shallow bowl with spoon

Then,

Flour in shallow bowl with spoon

add the flour to a shallow bowl…

Slice pork medallions in bowl with flour

…and coat all sides of the pork with the flour.

Sliceds of pork medallions covered with flour in bowl

Set aside for just a moment.

Pour canola oil in skillet

Heat a medium-size skillet on medium heat and add the canola oil.

Add flour coated pork slices in skillet with oil

Sprinkle a pinch of flour in the oil and when the oil starts to bubble, using a cooking fork or tongs, carefully add the pork to the pan.

Add flour coated pork slices in skillet with oil

Depending on the size of the pan, the pork may need to be cooked in batches.

Turn pork medallions over in skillet with cooking fork

When the bottom side of the pork starts to turn a golden color, carefully turn the pork over.

Fry pork medallions in skillet with oil

TIP – If the oil is getting too hot (bubbling a lot or the meat is browning too quickly), turn the heat down just a bit.

Fry pork medallions in skillet with oil

Continue to turn the medallions over as the bottom sides of the pork turn a golden color.

Fry pork medallions in skillet with oil

When the pork is thoroughly cooked,

Fried pork medallions on rack on plate with fork

…remove the medallions from the pan on to a cooling rack (that is sitting on a large plate to catch any drippings).

For the Gravy:

Remove all but 3 tablespoons of oil from the pan (try to keep as many as the crunchy bits in the pan as possible).

An option is to carefully pour the excess oil from the pan into a coffee mug and wait until the oil is completely cool before discarding it.

Heat the pan on low to medium heat and add 2 tablespoons of flour.

Constantly stir for about 2 minutes.  Next, while stirring, slowly add milk to the pan.

Continue to stir until the desired consistency is reached.  Add salt and pepper to taste.

Chicken Fried Pork Medallions, Mashed Potatoes and Broccoli on plate

Serve the pork medallions as is or with a dipping sauce (bbq sauce is a quick and easy option).

Chicken Fried Pork Medallions, Mashed Potatoes and Broccoli on plate

Or serve with veggies, mashed potatoes and some of that wonderful gravy.

Chicken Fried Pork Medallions, Mashed Potatoes and Broccoli on plate

Then,

Chicken Fried Pork Medallions dipped in mashed potatoes and gravy

…dig in.

Chicken Fried Pork Medallions dipped in mashed potatoes and gravy

yum.

Chicken Fried Pork Medallions dipped in mashed potatoes and gravy

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Chicken Fried Pork Medallions

Chicken Fried Pork Medallions {Homemade Gravy}

Ridiculously easy to make.
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Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Pork Medallions
Servings: 3

Ingredients

For the Pork:

  • 1-1/2 pounds boneless pork loin filet (or pork tenderloin)
  • 1/4 cup canola oil (approx. ½ inch depth of oil in the pan; amount may vary depending on the size of skillet)
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 3 teaspoons salt
  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour

For the Gravy

  • 3 tablespoons of oil from pan that the pork was cooked in including the crunchy bits
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups milk
  • 4 dashes salt or to taste
  • 3 dashes ground black pepper

Instructions

For the Pork:

  • Cut the fat and "silver skin" off of the outside of the pork. Cut the pork into 1-inch thick width-wise slices. Sprinkle salt and pepper on both sides of the pork. 
  • Add flour to a shallow bowl and coat all sides of the pork in the flour. Set aside for just a moment.
  • Heat a medium-size skillet on medium heat and add the canola oil. Sprinkle a pinch of flour in the oil and when it starts to bubble, using a cooking fork or tongs, carefully add the pork to the pan. Depending on the size of the pan, the pork may need to be cooked in batches. 
  • When the bottom side of the pork starts to turn a golden color, carefully turn the pork over. If the oil is getting too hot (bubbling a lot or the meat is browning too quickly), turn the heat down just a bit. .
  • Continue to turn the medallions over as the bottom sides of the pork turn a golden color. 
  • When the pork is thoroughly cooked, remove the medallions from the pan on to a cooling rack (that is sitting on a large plate to catch any drippings). 
  • Serve the pork medallions as is or with a dipping sauce (bbq sauce is a quick and easy option).  Or serve with veggies, mashed potatoes and some of the wonderful gravy made with the crispy bits left in the pan when cooking the pork.

For the Gravy:

  • Remove all but 3 tablespoons of oil from the pan (try to keep as many as the crunchy bits in the pan as possible). An option is to carefully pour the excess oil from the pan into a coffee mug and wait until the oil is completely cool before discarding it. 
  • Heat the pan on low to medium heat and add 2 tablespoons of flour. Constantly stir for about 2 minutes. 
  • Next, while stirring, slowly add milk to the pan. Continue to stir until the desired consistency is reached. Add salt and pepper to taste.

Video

Notes

TIP:

  1. If the oil is getting too hot (bubbling a lot or the meat is browning too quickly), turn the heat down just a bit.
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2 Comments

  1. Sure looks good.