Sizzling Pork Skewers

Unleash a whirlwind of taste with our Sizzling Pork Skewers paired with Charred Plums and Light Couscous recipe. This dish brings together tender pork cubes marinated to perfection, sweet plums kissed by the grill, and couscous as light as a cloud. It’s a splendid choice for a sun-kissed barbecue or a heartwarming family meal, offering a blend of sweet, savory, and zesty notes.

Prep Time: 30 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 50 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1.5 pounds of pork loin, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 4 ripe plums, pitted and quartered
  • 1 cup of couscous
  • 1/4 cup of extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons of pure honey
  • 2 cloves of garlic, finely chopped
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • Fresh mint sprigs for garnish

For the marinade:

  • 1/4 cup of tamari sauce
  • 1/4 cup of raw honey
  • 2 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon of finely chopped garlic
  • 1 teaspoon of freshly grated ginger

Instructions:

  1. Combine all the marinade ingredients in a bowl. Add the cubed pork, ensuring each piece is well coated. Cover and let it marinate in the refrigerator for a minimum of 2 hours, ideally overnight.
  2. Preheat your barbecue to a medium-high heat setting. Skewer the marinated pork cubes and plum quarters in an alternating pattern.
  3. In a separate bowl, whisk together the extra virgin olive oil, pure honey, finely chopped garlic, salt, and black pepper. Use this to glaze the skewers.
  4. Grill the skewers for about 10-15 minutes, rotating them occasionally until the pork is thoroughly cooked and the plums are soft.
  5. Concurrently, cook the couscous as per the instructions on the package.
  6. Serve the sizzling pork and charred plum skewers on a mound of light couscous. Embellish with fresh mint sprigs.

Nutrition Facts: Per Serving:

  • Calories 430,
  • Fat 13g (Saturated 2g, Trans 0g),
  • Cholesterol 75mg,
  • Sodium 475mg,
  • Carbohydrates 43g (Dietary Fiber 2g, Sugars 17g),
  • Protein 34g.

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