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Pork 'n' Veggie Kabobs Recipe

Pork 'n' Veggie Kabobs Recipe

These colorful kabobs from our Test Kitchen feature tender pork and fresh veggies in a sweet and spicy marinade.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + marinating Grill: 10 min. YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup hoisin sauce
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh cilantro
  • 1/2 teaspoon red wine vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 teaspoon grated lime peel
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 pound pork tenderloin, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1 small yellow summer squash, cut into 1/2-inch slices
  • 1/2 medium green pepper, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1/2 sweet onion, cut into 4 wedges

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, combine the first nine ingredients. Divide marinade between two large resealable plastic bags. Add pork to one bag and vegetables to the other; seal bags and turn to coat. Refrigerate for 2 hours.
  • 2. Drain and discard marinade. On four metal or soaked wooden skewers, alternately thread pork, squash, green pepper and onion. Grill, covered, over medium heat or broil 4-6 in. from the heat for 5-8 minutes on each side or until pork juices run clear. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

2 kabobs equals 214 calories, 6 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 63 mg cholesterol, 158 mg sodium, 16 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 26 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 vegetable, 1/2 starch.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied red wine such as Pinot Noir.