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bacon wrapped pork medallions in a cast iron skillet

Bacon Wrapped Pork Medallions

Bacon Wrapped Pork Medallions feature spice-rubbed meat covered in a smoky and crisp bacon wrap. Tender, juicy and delicious!

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Bacon Wrapped Pork Medallions
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 769 kcal
Author Catalina Castravet

Ingredients

  • 1 pork tenderloin cut into about 8 to 10 portions that 2" thick
  • 8-10 slices thick-cut bacon

Spice Rub:

  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon smoked paprika

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. In a large non-stick pan over medium-high heat, cook the bacon strips until about half-cooked.
  3. Mix all the Spice Rub ingredients in a small bowl.
  4. Rub the spice mixture onto the pork tenderloin BEFORE cutting it into medallions.
  5. Wrap each medallion in a piece of bacon and secure it with a toothpick.
  6. Place a seasoned cast-iron skillet over high heat and once hot, add the pork medallions and cook on both sides until browned 3-4 minutes.

  7. Spoon over a bit of the released bacon fat onto each medallion and transfer the skillet into the oven. Bake for 15-20 minutes.
  8. Remove toothpicks before serving and sprinkle medallions with chopped fresh parsley.
  9. Serve!
Nutrition Facts
Bacon Wrapped Pork Medallions
Amount Per Serving
Calories 769 Calories from Fat 405
% Daily Value*
Fat 45g69%
Saturated Fat 15g94%
Cholesterol 342mg114%
Sodium 1297mg56%
Potassium 1989mg57%
Carbohydrates 7g2%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 103g206%
Vitamin A 889IU18%
Calcium 35mg4%
Iron 5mg28%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.