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Tropical Pork Kabobs

Tropical Pork KabobsThese tantalizing glazed pork kabobs are served with tropical fruit skewers of pineapple, banana and mandarin oranges, basted in the same honeyed citrus glaze. Serve on a bed of jasmine rice.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 pound boneless pork loin, cut into 3/4-inch cubes
1/3 cup orange marmalade
1/4 cup orange juice
2 tablespoons honey
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
8 wooden (soak in water before using) or metal skewers
1 (15-ounce) can pineapple chunks
2 bananas, sliced
1 (11-ounce) can mandarin oranges

Cooking Directions:

  1. In a small saucepan, mix together the marmalade, orange juice, honey and cinnamon. Stir over low heat until mixture bubbles gently.
  2. Divide pork cubes into 4 equal parts and thread on 4 skewers.
  3. Fill remaining 4 kabobs with pineapple, bananas, and mandarin oranges. Place fruit kabobs on large plate and coat with glaze.
  4. Spoon remaining glaze over pork kabobs.
  5. Grill or broil pork about 4 inches from heat source for 10 minutes or until lightly browned.
  6. Serve immediately with fruit kabobs.

Makes 4 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4 of recipe): Calories 418 calories Protein 25 grams Fat 7 grams Sodium 72 milligrams Cholesterol 70 milligrams.

Recipe and photograph provided courtesy of National Pork Board.