Grilled Filipino pork skewers

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PREP TIME

25 min

TOTAL TIME

35 min

Serves

6

* PLUS 2 hours marinating time
Grilled Filipino pork skewers

Photo, Erik Putz.


Ingredients

  • 18 wooden skewers
  • 1/3 cup lemon-lime soda , 7Up or Sprite
  • 1/3 cup soy sauce
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 3 tbsp white vinegar
  • 2 tsp sesame oil
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 1 tsp hot-red-chili-flakes
  • 750 g pork shoulder , cut into 3-in.-long strips about 1/4 in. thick

Sauce

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

Instructions

  • 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.

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Nutrition (per serving)

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