Barbecue

Zingy Pork Skewers

Add some 'zing' to your next barbecue with these delicious pork skewers.

Easy
4
15 mins prep
10 mins cook

500g New Zealand pork sirloin, cut into 2.5cm pieces

Pork

2 cloves garlic, crushed

1 teaspoon curry powder

1 teaspoon paprika (smoked paprika is good here too)

½ teaspoon ground coriander

½ teaspoon ground cumin

½ teaspoon dried oregano

¼ teaspoon dried red chilli flakes

4 tablespoons olive oil

1 tablespoon lemon juice

8 metal skewers

To serve

Cucumber and feta salad (see tips)

Lemon wedges

Toasted pita bread, optional

Ingredients

500g New Zealand pork sirloin, cut into 2.5cm pieces

Pork

2 cloves garlic, crushed

1 teaspoon curry powder

1 teaspoon paprika (smoked paprika is good here too)

½ teaspoon ground coriander

½ teaspoon ground cumin

½ teaspoon dried oregano

¼ teaspoon dried red chilli flakes

4 tablespoons olive oil

1 tablespoon lemon juice

8 metal skewers

To serve

Cucumber and feta salad (see tips)

Lemon wedges

Toasted pita bread, optional

Nutrition

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Marinade

In a large bowl mix together the garlic, spices, olive oil and lemon juice.  Add the pork pieces and season with salt. Toss well to coat completely. Cover and leave to marinate for 10 minutes, while you heat your barbecue.

Heat barbecue grill until hot.

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BBQ

Skewer the pork and place over the hot grill, turning every 2-3 minutes until well browned and still juicy, about 8-10 minutes. Baste pork skewers with the marinade as they grill.

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Tips

If using wooden skewers to thread pork onto, then soak skewers in water for at least 1 hour to help prevent burning.

Cucumber and feta salad:  crumble 150g feta into a bowl and mix with 2 tablespoons olive oil, 1 tablespoon lemon juice and 1 tablespoon water. Season. Add ½ large cucumber, lightly peeled and diced, and 1 tablespoon each of chopped mint, parsley and dill.

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Barbecue

Zingy Pork Skewers

Add some 'zing' to your next barbecue with these delicious pork skewers.

15 mins prep | 10 mins cook
Easy
4

500g New Zealand pork sirloin, cut into 2.5cm pieces

Pork

2 cloves garlic, crushed

1 teaspoon curry powder

1 teaspoon paprika (smoked paprika is good here too)

½ teaspoon ground coriander

½ teaspoon ground cumin

½ teaspoon dried oregano

¼ teaspoon dried red chilli flakes

4 tablespoons olive oil

1 tablespoon lemon juice

8 metal skewers

To serve

Cucumber and feta salad (see tips)

Lemon wedges

Toasted pita bread, optional

01
Marinade

In a large bowl mix together the garlic, spices, olive oil and lemon juice.  Add the pork pieces and season with salt. Toss well to coat completely. Cover and leave to marinate for 10 minutes, while you heat your barbecue.

Heat barbecue grill until hot.

02
BBQ

Skewer the pork and place over the hot grill, turning every 2-3 minutes until well browned and still juicy, about 8-10 minutes. Baste pork skewers with the marinade as they grill.

03
Tips

If using wooden skewers to thread pork onto, then soak skewers in water for at least 1 hour to help prevent burning.

Cucumber and feta salad:  crumble 150g feta into a bowl and mix with 2 tablespoons olive oil, 1 tablespoon lemon juice and 1 tablespoon water. Season. Add ½ large cucumber, lightly peeled and diced, and 1 tablespoon each of chopped mint, parsley and dill.

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