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Maple Pecan Pork Medallions

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“A light, but hearty way to liven up pork chops. The brandy is optional (I have actually made this many times without the brandy and get a wild hair last night and tossed some in, what a difference). So I am updating the recipe with the addition of brandy, and a bit more maple syrup. I use a little bit extra so there is enough sauce to slightly drizzle baked winter squash that I typically serve with this.”

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  1. Heat the oven to about 300 degrees or so (I usually serve this with baked squash, so the oven is already heated to 375. A little warmer or cooler is fine).
  2. Flatten chops with a mallet until 1/4" thick.
  3. Spread the mustard on the pork.
  4. Combine the flour & ginger, dredge the chops in this mixture.
  5. Pan fry chops in oil about 3 minutes per side until outside is lightly brown and chops are medium. Remove chops from pan and transfer to oven to keep warm on a cookie sheet or some foil.
  6. Add Syrup & nuts to pan, bring to simmer. Pour in the brandy. Simmer covered about 4 minutes.
  7. Serve chops with pan sauce drizzled over.

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