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Here is a must try for your next party and grilling event! How about a classic Spanish tapas dish! Spicy marinated pork tenderloin medallions in paprika marinade and flash grilled al la plancha or al carbon. | ethnicspoon.com
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Spanish Style Grilled Marinated Pork Recipe Card

A classic Spanish tapas dish: prueba de cerdo. You will love these thinly slices medallions of pork loin marinated in a spicy smoked paprika sauce.
Course Appetizer or Main Dish
Cuisine Spanish
Keyword cerdo, grilling, marinated, medallions, pork loin, tapas
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings: Change to adjust-> 12 servings
Calories 93 kcal


Add mixed greens for garnish


  1. In a glass bowl mix all the ingredients except for the pork and greens.
  2. Place in a freezer bag or glass bowl and add the sliced pork loin. Refrigerate for 24 hours.
  3. To cook: Heat some olive oil in a large skillet and quickly fry the pork slices, This is the "a la plancha" method or quick frying over high heat. You can also grill over fire or "al carbon" on your outdoor grill. A minute or 2 on each side over high heat on the grill will be enough since the slices are very thin. Serve atop mixed greens. You can accompany this dish with toasted French bread.

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Recipe Notes

Feel free to substitute beef or chicken.

Nutrition Facts
Spanish Style Grilled Marinated Pork Recipe Card
Amount Per Serving
Calories 93 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Fat 6g9%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 23mg8%
Sodium 117mg5%
Potassium 154mg4%
Protein 8g16%
Vitamin A 310IU6%
Calcium 5mg1%
Iron 0.4mg2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.