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North Beach Pork Bocconcini

No recipe image available.'Little bites' redolent of Mediterranean flavors become an easy favorite for hot appetizers. North Beach is the renowned San Francisco Italian neighborhood.

Recipe Ingredients:

2 pounds boneless pork loin, cut into 3/4-inch cubes
3/4 cup cider vinegar
3/4 cup olive oil
4 tablespoons lemon juice
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
1 tablespoon oregano
1 teaspoon thyme
2 garlic cloves, minced
2 teaspoons black pepper
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon cayenne

Cooking Directions:

  1. Place all ingredients in a 1-gallon self-sealing plastic bag, mix well. Seal bag and marinate in the refrigerator 8 to 12 hours or overnight.
  2. Heat oven to 350°F (175°C).
  3. Remove pork cubes from marinade, discarding marinade. Pat pork dry with paper toweling; place cubes in a single layer, not touching, in a shallow baking pan and bake at 350°F (175°C) for 25 to 30 minutes, until pork is just tender and lightly browned.
  4. Remove to serving platter or chafing dish and serve hot.

Makes 16 appetizer servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/16 of recipe): Calories 113 calories Protein 12 grams Fat 7 grams Sodium 163 milligrams Cholesterol 33 milligrams

Recipe provided courtesy of Pork, Be Inspired®.