Tropical Pork Kabobs Recipe

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My dad created the sauce in this recipe years ago, and I began using it on these kabobs. With three children, I grill often because it's a no-fuss way to put good food on the table.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + marinating Grill: 15 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + marinating Grill: 15 min.
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 1-1/2 pounds boneless pork, cut into 3/4-inch cubes
  • 1 medium sweet yellow pepper, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 medium sweet red pepper, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 medium zucchini, cut into 1-inch slices
  • 12 large fresh mushrooms
  • 1 can (20 ounces) pineapple chunks in juice, undrained
  • 1 cup molasses
  • 2/3 cup soy sauce


  1. Place pork, peppers, zucchini and mushrooms in a large resealable plastic bag. Drain the pineapple, reserving 1/2 cup juice. Add pineapple chunks to pork mixture. Combine the molasses, soy sauce and pineapple juice. Set aside 1/2 cup for basting and refrigerate. Pour remaining sauce over meat and vegetables. Seal bag; refrigerate several hours. Discard marinade.
  2. On 12 metal or soaked wooden skewers, alternate pork, vegetables and pineapple. Grill, uncovered, over medium heat for 12-15 minutes or until the pork juices run clear, turning and basting with reserved marinade. Yield: 6 servings (12 kabobs).
Originally published as Tropical Pork Kabobs in Country Pork 1996, p99

Medium-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied red wine such as Chianti, Sangiovese, Malbec or Zinfandel.

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shayleigh User ID: 2993601 47467
Reviewed Apr. 23, 2011

"Not nearly enough flavor and gave the pork the flavor of canned peas. We fed it to the dog and won't be making it again."

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