The Basics: How to Make Breaded Peppercorn Pork Medallions

The Basics: How to Make Breaded Peppercorn Pork Medallions

A comforting winter dinner

From the store to the kitchen to the table: We outline the steps that get you from something raw to something cooked using simple ingredients, free of measurements and complicated techniques. A method that you can have in your back pocket and whip out whenever you like. We call it recipe-free cooking.

You'll need:

Go to Step 1

  • a bowl
  • a fork
  • a resealable plastic bag
  • a meat mallet
  • two plates
  • a knife
  • a baking sheet
  • plastic wrap
  • a frying pan
  • paper towels
  • two eggs
  • whole black peppercorns
  • breadcrumbs
  • salt
  • a one-pound pork tenderloin
  • vegetable oil

Illustrations by Bill Russell