Grilled Filipino pork skewers

Prep 25 min
Total 35 min
Plus 2 hours marinating time
Serves 6

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wooden skewers
1/3 cup
lemon-lime soda, 7Up or Sprite
1/3 cup
1/3 cup
brown sugar
3 tbsp
white vinegar
2 tsp
sesame oil
1 tsp
750 g
pork shoulder, cut into 3-in.-long strips about 1/4 in. thick


1/2 cup
white vinegar
garlic cloves, minced
large chili pepper, chopped
1/2 tsp


  • SOAK skewers in water for at least 20 min or overnight.
  • WHISK 7Up, soy, sugar, vinegar, oil, garlic powder, pepper and pepper flakes in a medium bowl. Add pork and stir until coated. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hr or overnight.
  • PREHEAT grill to medium-high. Thread each pork strip onto a skewer in an “S” shape, pushing down so skewer isn’t exposed. Reserve marinade. Oil grill and cook pork, brushing with marinade before flipping once, until pork is cooked, about 2 min per side. Remove from heat.
  • SAUCE: Stir vinegar, garlic, chili pepper and salt in a bowl. Serve with pork skewers.


Calories 179, Protein 22 g, Carbohydrates 15 g, Fat 4 g, Sodium 899 mg. Excellent source of vitamin B12

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