The fried herbal pork medallions are so juicy, tender, and delicious that it becomes my personal favorite. With just a few ingredients and in just 10 minutes, these pork medallions are a perfect choice for any dinner. Take some tasty and nice smelling herbs of your choice, chop them, and coat the pork medallions with it. And finally, enjoy!
Let’s learn about the ingredients used in this recipe.
Potatoes are used worldwide in different dishes. It is rich in nutrients like fiber, vitamins, and minerals. Potatoes can be divided into three categories: waxy, starchy, and those in-between.
The smoother potatoes are the waxy ones. The waxier, smoother texture makes them hold their shape while cooking. They are excellent for dishes like potato salad, potato soup, and when you want to boil or slice them. They are less suited for baking and frying.
If you want to bake or fry potatoes you should use starchy ones. potatoes are great for baking and frying. For cooking they are less suited because of their starch they fall apart quickly. For baking or frying, this is an advantage as they are more absorbent. They are also the most suitable potato if you want to make mashed potatoes.
The in-between potatoes have like the name suggests a little bit from both. If you want to purchase potatoes for more dishes this is the safest option. They can be used for most dishes.
– How to store potatoes?
Potatoes should be stored in dry, and dark places under the temperature of 45-50 degrees Fahrenheit. They shouldn’t be stored around onions as they both emit natural gases that damage each other.
Fresh potatoes have a shelf life of about 2 months.
● Garlic cloves
Garlic cloves add flavors to our dishes. Garlic cloves are rich in nutrients. Garlic contains vitamins such as Vitamin B6 (2%) and Vitamin C (1%), minerals like magnesium (2%), and selenium (1%). A clove of garlic also has fiber (0.06 g).
Garlic cloves contain sulfur when it is chopped its sulfur gets free and gives food an aromatic flavor.
● Olive oil:
Olive oil is a natural oil that is obtained from olives. As per USDA, a spoon of olive oil has 119 calories, 13.5g fat, 2.9mg Vitamin E, and 8.13mcg Vitamin K.
Olive oil is rich in monounsaturated oleic acid. These fatty acids are believed to have many beneficial effects and are a good choice for cooking. Extra virgin olive oil has a great number of antioxidants that are good biologically. Olive oil contains nutrients that help fight inflammation. These include oleic acid and oleocanthal antioxidants.
– Can Regular olive oil and Extra virgin olive be substituted for each other?
If like many recipes, the recipe uses olive oil, you can use regular or extra virgin olive oil. It’s up to you and mostly based on personal preference. Both extra virgin olive oil and regular olive oil can be used for baking and cooking. However, note a different smoke point.
Usually, I like to use the more fragrant extra virgin olive oil for dipping in bread, dressings, uncooked dishes, and for purifying to let the aroma sink in.
Parsley is a herb used in dishes all over the world especially in America, Europe, and the Middle East. It is used to enhance the flavor of dishes. It is a nutrient-rich herb. It is rich in vitamins A, C, and K. it also has a large amount of potassium and magnesium.
Parsley is mainly used to garnish different dishes. Though it is a herb it can be used in egg bakes, sauces, and juices.
Black pepper is widely used in cooking around the world. It is often called “King of Spices”. Black pepper and its active ingredient, piperine, can have strong antioxidant activity, increase the absorption of certain nutrients and beneficial compounds.
The amount of black pepper commonly used in cooking and additives up to 20 mg piperine appears to be safe. However, black pepper can increase drug absorption and should be used with caution when combined with some medications. Black pepper is a flexible ingredient that can be added to a variety of recipes, including meat, fish, eggs, salads, and soups. Available at most grocery stores.
Chives are green vegetables with a light onion-like taste. They have a sharp cooking onion-like taste. People tend to use chives as a garnish for main dishes or salads. Chives are a great source of vitamin A and folate.
Rosemary is an aromatic herb that adds aroma to the dish. It has a very good taste along with a lot of nutrients. Rosemary is rich in iron, calcium, and vitamin B-6.