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Katie's Cucina

Barbeque Pork Pinchos {aka pork skewers}

I’m not a huge fan of pork, but I wanted to make a wide variety of tapas dishes for my guest. I gave my husband the task of grill master for the evening. He was a bit hesitant since he had never grilled pork skewers before. He grilled them to perfection! They came out moist and flavorful (and I didn’t have the chance to brush the barbecue sauce on them). Everyone loved them and there were very few left at the end of the evening! 

Source: Tapeña® wine website
Prep: overnight
Cook: 8-15 minutes
Serves 6-8
Pair with: Tapeña Garnacha

Ingredients
2 lbs pork butt, trim off excess fat 
4 cloves garlic, minced 
3 tsp dried oregano 
1 tsp ground black pepper
1 tsp paprika 
1/4 cup olive oil 
16 – 18 small skewers 
1/4 cup honey or maple seasoned barbeque sauce

Directions
1. Combine garlic, oregano, pepper and paprika to make a marinade.

2. Cut the pork into 1-inch cubes. Toss pork cubes with marinade. Put into a non-reactive container, cover and refrigerate overnight.

3. Heat grill to high. Skewer the pork pieces. Grill the skewers on all sides, about 8 minutes. Brush all sides lightly with barbeque sauce. Serve warm.
   

4 Responses to “Barbeque Pork Pinchos {aka pork skewers}”

  1. Candi posted on May 13, 2011 at 8:47 pm (#)

    Those look amazing!

  2. Kim B. posted on May 14, 2011 at 3:52 pm (#)

    YEAH!! I've been looking for something different to BBQ & this is PERFECT!! I LOVE that it's simple too.
    Thanks Katie!! Looking forward to trying :)

  3. Debbi Does Dinner Healthy posted on May 17, 2011 at 12:19 pm (#)

    I'll bet those are delicious!! I have never made anything on skewers before. Everything is better on a stick though, right?

  4. Carol@easytobeglutenfree posted on May 17, 2011 at 5:18 pm (#)

    Yum! Those sound fantastic! I love marinated meats.

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