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Bacon Wrapped Pork Medallions

TeedoffTeedoff Posts: 65
First things first. All credit for this cook goes out to @Griffin. I totally copied this recipe from his blog.

I had four tenderloins that I cut into medallions the thickness of a slice bacon, wrapped and secured with a toothpick. Then dusted with Bad Byron's.

They were put on the XL at 400-425 indirect. I turned them every 3-4 minutes including the sides to get the bacon done. Sorry for the poor picture, the sun washed out a lot of detail.

Pulled at about 140-145 at topped with a Dijon garlic compound butter.



Plated up with some stewed potatoes, steamed broccoli and store bought garlic bread.




I should've rotated the plate to get the pork to the center of the frame but I was ready to eat! I ended up putting away 8 medallions myself. I have to say that ever since I made these the first time they have become a family favorite. Once again, props to @Griffin for the inspiration.
Decatur, AL

Comments

  • stemc33stemc33 Posts: 3,567
    Very nice. :plus_one:

      You must have a big family. I count more than twenty medallions and only see one medallion on the plate. 
    Steven
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    two cotton pot holders to handle PS
    Banner, Wyoming
  • That pork looks fantastic!
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  • SGHSGH Posts: 25,174
    Awesome looking grub :clap: 

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  • TeedoffTeedoff Posts: 65
    @Stemc33 I started with one to give everyone a chance. There were five adults and I ended up eating 8 myself.

    @texanofthenorth I have to say that it tastes almost like beef tenderloin cooked this way. I highly recommend trying it. The detailed instructions are on griffin's blog.

    @sgh thank you sir.
    Decatur, AL
  • GriffinGriffin Posts: 7,720
    Glad you liked it and thanks for reminding me about it. Totally forgot about that one. My wife is not a fan of tenderloin (unless its venison), she thinks its boring. This is one of the few times I was able to "Wow" her with it. Gonna have to make it again.

    Rowlett, Texas

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