Filipino Pork Skewers (Longganisa-Style)

Prep 20 min
Total 35 min
Serves 4



500 g
1/4 cup
plain bread crumbs
1/4 cup
packed brown sugar
3 tbsp
apple-cider or cane vinegar
2 tbsp
garlic, minced (about 10 cloves)
1 tbsp
low-sodium soy sauce
1 tsp
annatto powder or paprika
1/4 tsp


1. Combine pork with bread crumbs, sugar, vinegar, garlic, soy, annatto and pepper in a large bowl.

2. Soak skewers in water for 10 to 15 min. Preheat barbecue to medium.

3. Divide pork mixture into 4 portions. Form each into a log about 4 1/2 in. long, then flatten slightly. Place 2 skewers, 1 in. apart, lengthwise on 1 log. Mould pork mixture firmly around skewers. Place on a baking sheet. Repeat with remaining pork mixture and skewers.

4. Oil grill. Barbecue skewers, lid closed, gently flipping halfway, about 12 min. Continue to cook until pork feels rm to the touch, about 6 min more.


Calories 325, Protein 25 g, Carbohydrates 23 g, Fat 15 g, Fibre 1 g, Sodium 280 mg. Excellent source of Vitamin B12
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