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Pork Tenderloin Amandine

Pork Tenderloin Amandine


Pork Tenderloin Amandine


Tenderloins are the leanest meats to eat. They are easy to prepare, tender and tasty. This dish is no exception!

Food Exchanges: 3 Very Lean Meat, 1/2 Fat, 1/2 Starch


  • 1 lb pork tenderloin, cut crosswise into 8 equal pieces
  • 1⁄4 c slivered almonds
  • 1⁄4 c flour
  • 1 t salt and pepper, each
  • 2 t vegetable oil
  • 1 T lemon juice


  1. Place each tenderloin piece between two pieces of plastic wrap and gently press to 1/4-inch thickness. Set aside.
  2. In skillet over medium heat, toast almonds for 1 minute or until golden, stirring constantly.
  3. Remove almonds and reserve.
  4.  Stir together flour, salt and pepper.
  5. Heat oil in large nonstick skillet over medium high heat.
  6. Lightly coat tenderloin cutlets with flour and saute over medium-high heat 4-6minutes, turning once.
  7. Remove pork to platter and keep warm.
  8. Add lemon juice and almonds to pan, stir and heat through.
  9. Pour sauce over pork and serve.
Serves 4

Nutrition Facts

230 calories
10 gram fat
2 gram saturated fat
26 gram protein
150 mg sodium
75 mg cholesterol
8 gram carbohydrates
1 gram fiber

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