Asian Infused Pork Kabobs

7:46 AM


After a while, don’t you run out of options for all of those summer veggies?  It’s kind of like leftover turkey at Thanksgiving.  Don’t give up just yet.  Try this awesome marinade I threw together the other night.  You’ll “already have” most of the ingredients and you’ll be so satisfied. 
I’m on a skewer kick these days.  It’s a fun way to present dinner to the kids and you can pair some great grilling foods together.  The combinations are endless, i.e., Hawaiian Kabobs, Plum Chicken Kabobs, Beef Kabobs  What a wonderful use of those summer vegetables too!  This time it’s pork and squash.  Serve with corn on the cob, some rice pilaf, a little bread and you’ve got one super-filling meal that is fun for everyone!
It’s important you allow the pork to marinate for at least 2 hours.  This helps the meat stay tender after it’s cooked.  Yum, you’re going to love it.
What You Will Need:

¾ lb pork chops, cut into 1 inch pieces
2-3 yellow squash, cut into 1 inch pieces
6-8 wooden skewers, soaked for at least 30 minutes
1 C orange juice
1 lime
1 C Hoisin Sauce
What You Already Have:
4 T low sodium soy sauce
2 T red wine vinegar
2 T rice wine vinegar
2 garlic cloves, chopped
1 tsp cumin seeds
2 tsp ground ginger
4 T olive oil
¼ tsp pepper
2 casserole dishes with lids
Platter
Grill
1)      Prepare marinade.

2)      Mix half of oj, lime, hoisin, soy sauce, vinegars, garlic, cumin, ginger olive oil in one casserole and mix other half of these same ingredients in second casserole dish.

3)      Put pork in one casserole and make sure covered with marinade.
4)      Put squash in other casserole and make sure covered with marinade.
5)      Cover casseroles with lids and marinate in refrigerator for at least 2 hours.
6)      After 2 hours, prepare grill.

7)      Prepare kabobs.  Alternate pork and squash on skewers.
8)      Cook until no longer pink.

9)      Transfer to platter and let sit for 5-10 minutes.
10)   Serve.

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8 comments

  1. I LOVE kabobs--this looks SOOOO good! Thanks for stopping by yesterday! I'm following you back now. You have a great blog, I'm lookin forward to exploring. Have a great week, "See" ya soon!
    ~Carolyn
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  2. That looks really good, thanks for sharing.

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  3. It looks so good!! I think I'm going to make it this weekend. Thank you for sharing!

    Sam
    http://sjkatigbak.blogspot.com

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  4. This looks delicious!! I can't wait to try it! I am hoping my kids will actually eat the vegetables if I put them on the skewers lol.

    Christina

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  5. Yum!!

    Visiting from VB...now following your blog! Hope you can visit mine too!

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  6. Absolutely delish! I love your cooking segments!

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  7. I just received from House Party a big ole' box of Asian Kitchen's Thai Seasonings/Spices. I'm waiting for the weather to break so I can tolerate cooking at the grill. This is exactly what I'm going to do with my kit...Asian Inspired Kabobs.

    Thanks for joining us on the Alexa Hop, I'm glad it makes sense to you now and those numbers drop quickly!!

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