PORK SKEWERS WITH CARIBBEAN DIPING SAUCE

 

  • Cooking Time: 15 minutes + marinating
  • Servings: 12
  • Preparation Time: 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds pork tenderloin, trimmed
  • 1/2 cup light soy sauce
  • 1/4 olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 Tbsp jerk seasoning
  • Caribbean dipping sauce:
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1/2 to 1 habanero pepper, seeded and minced(i omit this but if you use it, wear gloves, don't touch anything else, then discard gloves!)
  • 2 tsps grated fresh ginger
  • 1 18oz jar orange marmalade
  • 2 tbsps fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 tsp salt

Directions

  • Pork:
  • soak 2 dozen 10 inch wooden skewers in water for 20 minutes, drain well.
  • Cut tenderloin in half crosswise. Cut each half lengthwise into thin strips.
  • place pork into heavy-duty resealable bag.
  • In a small bowl, combine soy sauce, oil, garlic, and jerk seasoning, pour over pork.
  • seal bag and marinate in refrigerator for 2-3 hours.
  • Line a broiler pan with foil, grease the rack and place on pan.
  • remove pork from bag and discard marinade.
  • thread pork onto skewers in an s shape (but pull it so it is flat against the stick)
  • plac skewers in a single layer on pan, broil 5 inches from heat for 8 minutes, turning once. sometimes it is done a little earlier.
  • Serve warm with Caribbean dipping sauce.
  • Cribbean dipping sauce:
  • In a mediium saucepan, melt butter over medium-high heat. Add pepper and ginger and cook 2 minutes, stirring frequently.
  • Reduce heat to medium-low and stir in marmalade, lime juice, and salt. simmer 5 minutes stirring frequently.

Notes

This summer my entire family shared a mansion of a Lake house for a week and this is what I made on my night to cook. It was a huge hit, eevryone loved it, the sauce is really sweet but a delicious pair with the pork!

Author Credit: Paula Deen

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