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Tropical Pork Kebabs

7 Min

Many pork loin recipes ignore all the unique things you can do with a pork tenderloin. But not us! With the flavors of the tropics and a few off-the-shelf ingredients, we know your friends and family will go hog wild over our easy Tropical Pork Kebabs!

What You'll Need

  • 8 wooden or metal skewers
  • 2 pounds pork loin, cut into 1-inch chunks
  • 2 large red bell peppers, cored, cleaned, and cut into 8 pieces each
  • 1 large green bell pepper, cored, cleaned, and cut into 8 pieces
  • 1/2 fresh pineapple, cut into 4 slices then into 1/4-inch wedges
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/2 cup lime juice
  • 2 teaspoons grated lime peel
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 cup yellow mustard
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon black pepper

What to Do

  1. If using wooden skewers, soak them in water for 15 to 20 minutes.
  2. Alternately thread each skewer with pork chunks, 2 red pepper pieces, 1 green pepper piece, and 2 pineapple wedges.
  3. In a 9- x 13-inch baking dish, combine the honey, lime juice, grated lime peel, garlic, yellow mustard, salt, and black pepper; mix well. Place kebabs in baking dish and rotate them to coat with marinade. Cover and refrigerate at least 4 hours or overnight, turning occasionally.
  4. Preheat grill to medium-high heat.
  5. Baste kebabs with marinade; discard excess marinade. Grill kebabs 7 to 9 minutes, or until pork is no longer pink, turning frequently to cook on all sides.

Tips for Grilling Pork

  •  Add unique flavor combinations with low-fat, low-sodium spice rubs, herbs or marinades.
  •  For pork chops, burgers, whole pork tenderloin and kebabs, use direct heat. For pork roasts and ribs, use indirect heat.
  •  If using thick or sweet sauces, baste only 5 to 10 minutes before the chops are done. This prevents burning sugar-based sauces.
  •  Cook pork to medium doneness or to an internal temperature of 160 degrees F.


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Nutritional InformationShow More

Servings Per Recipe: 8

  • Amount Per Serving % Daily Value *
  • Calories 280
  • Calories from Fat 71
  • Total Fat 7.9g 12 %
  • Saturated Fat 2.6g 13 %
  • Trans Fat 0.0g 0 %
  • Protein 26g 52 %
  • Amount Per Serving % Daily Value *
  • Cholesterol 62mg 21 %
  • Sodium 434mg 18 %
  • Total Carbohydrates 27g 9 %
  • Dietary Fiber 2.1g 8 %
  • Sugars 23g 0 %

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