Jerk Pork Bites
Host your crowd to a virtual balmy beach—the Caribbean flavors of these easy bite-sized pieces of pork loin will remind some of tropical breezes.
1 1/2 pounds boneless pork loin, cut into 1-inch cubes
2/3 cup vegetable oil
1/3 cup fresh lime juice
2 tablespoons cider vinegar
1 1/2 tablespoons thyme
1 tablespoon packed brown sugar
1 tablespoon ground allspice
1 tablespoon ground nutmeg
2 teaspoons ground black pepper
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon cayenne
1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
2/3 cup chopped onions
2 jalepeno chiles, seeded and minced
3 garlic cloves, minced
- Place pork in 1/2-gallon self-sealing plastic bag. Combine oil, lime juice and vinegar; add sugar, seasons, onion and garlic. Mix until blended. Pour over pork. Seal bag and marinate in refrigerator 8 to 12 hours or overnight.
- Drain pork; discard marinade, and place meat in a single layer, not touching, in a shallow baking pan and roast at 350°F (175°C) for 25 to 30 minutes, until pork is tender.
- Remove to serving platter and serve hot.
Makes 12 servings.
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/12 of recipe): Calories 140 calories Protein 15 grams Fat 7 grams Sodium 390 milligrams Cholesterol 40 milligrams Saturated Fat 1 grams Carbohydrates 5 grams
Recipe provided courtesy of Pork, Be Inspired®.