Pork Medallions with Mushroom Sauce

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Pork medallions with mushroom sauce make for a hearty and flavorful dish that’s perfect for a special dinner or a cozy family meal. This recipe combines tender pork, savory mushrooms, and a rich sauce that complements the meat beautifully. Here’s how to prepare it:


  • 4 pork tenderloin medallions, about 1 inch thick
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup sliced mushrooms (such as cremini or button mushrooms)
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme (or 1 teaspoon dried thyme)


  1. Prepare the Pork Medallions:
    • Season the pork tenderloin medallions with salt and pepper on both sides.
    • Heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  2. Cook the Pork:
    • Add the pork medallions to the skillet and cook for about 3-4 minutes on each side, or until browned and cooked through.
    • Remove the pork from the skillet and set aside, covering with foil to keep warm.
  3. Make the Mushroom Sauce:
    • In the same skillet, melt the butter over medium heat.
    • Add the minced garlic and cook for about 30 seconds, until fragrant.
    • Add the sliced mushrooms to the skillet and cook for 5-7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the mushrooms are tender and browned.
  4. Finish the Sauce:
    • Pour in the chicken broth and stir, scraping any browned bits from the bottom of the skillet.
    • Stir in the heavy cream, Dijon mustard, and thyme. Bring to a simmer and cook for 2-3 minutes, until the sauce has thickened slightly.
  5. Serve:
    • Return the pork medallions to the skillet, spooning the mushroom sauce over the top.
    • Let the pork medallions simmer in the sauce for another minute or two to heat through.
  6. Garnish and Enjoy:
    • Garnish with additional fresh thyme if desired.
    • Serve the pork medallions with mushroom sauce hot, accompanied by rice, mashed potatoes, or your favorite side dish.

This recipe serves 4 people and is sure to impress with its delicious flavors and elegant presentation. Enjoy your pork medallions with mushroom sauce!

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Written by Robert Zelesky

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