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Margarita Pork Kabobs

Margarita Pork KabobsFor your next grilling party, bring the taste of the classic Margarita cocktail to your guests with these festive kabobs.

Recipe Ingredients:

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

Cooking Directions:

  1. Combine Margarita mix, coriander, and garlic. Place pork cubes in heavy plastic bag; pour marinade over to cover. Marinate for at least 30 minutes.
  2. Blend together well the butter, lime juice, sugar and parsley; set aside.
  3. 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).
  4. 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.