Cuban Style Pork Medallions

4 lb. pork tenderloin
Olive oil for drizzling


Juice of 2 limes plus zest
1 tablespoon cumin
1 tsp. brown sugar
1 ½ tsp. sea salt
½ tsp. fresh ground black pepper
½ tsp. cinnamon
½ tsp garlic powder
½ tsp. red pepper flakes
Dash of cloves

Garnish for over the pork:

Healthy handful of fresh cilantro
½ red onion – sliced
4 cloves of garlic – slices
Juice of 1 lime plus the zest
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,


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Cuban Style Pork Medallions