Margarita Pork Kabobs
For your next grilling party, bring the taste of the classic Margarita cocktail to your guests with these festive kabobs.
1 pound pork tenderloin, cut into one-inch cubes
1 cup Margarita drink mix*
1 teaspoon ground corinader
1 clove garlic, minced
1 large green or red pepper, cut into 1-inch cubes
2 ears corn, cut into 8 pieces
2 tablespoons butter, softened
2 teaspoons lime juice
1/8 teaspoon granulated sugar
1 tablespoon minced parsley
- Combine Margarita mix, coriander, and garlic. Place pork cubes in heavy plastic bag; pour marinade over to cover. Marinate for at least 30 minutes.
- Blend together well the butter, lime juice, sugar and parsley; set aside.
- Thread pork cubes onto skewers, alternating with pieces of corn and pepper. (If using bamboo skewers, soak in water 20 to 30 minutes before using).
- Grill over hot coals, basting with butter mixture, for 15 to 20 minutes, turning frequently.
Makes 4 servings.
*Or, 1 cup lime juice, 4 teaspoons granulated sugar and 1/2 teaspoon salt.
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4 of recipe): Calories 266 calories Protein 26 grams Fat 10 grams Sodium 381 milligrams Cholesterol 82 milligrams.
Recipe and photograph provided courtesy of National Pork Board.