Grilled Pork Skewers with Chile Sauce
- prep time15 min
- total time 21 min
- serves 4
This simple and delicious appetizer will bring some Thai spice to your dinner spread.
¼ cup low-sodium soy sauce
¼ cup oyster sauce
3 Tbsp finely chopped cilantro leaves and stems
2 Tbsp finely chopped garlic
2 Tbsp sugar
1 tsp freshly ground black pepper
1 ½ pounds pork tenderloin, cut into 16 pieces
16 wooden skewers (6-inch), soaked in cold water for 30 minutes
Chile Sauce, recipe followsChile Sauce
½ cup fresh lime juice
¼ cup fish sauce
1 Tbsp soy sauce
1 fresh Thai red chile, finely diced
2 tsp sugar
1 shallot, finely diced
1. Whisk together the soy sauce, oyster sauce, cilantro, garlic, sugar, and black pepper in a bowl.
2. Skewer 2 pieces of pork onto 2 skewers so that the meat lies flat. Place the pork skewers in a large baking dish. Pour the marinade over and turn to coat the pork. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour and up to 4 hours.
3. Heat grill to high. Remove the skewers from the marinade and grill the meat on both sides until slightly charred and cooked through, about 3 minutes per side. Serve with Chili Sauce on the side for dipping.Chile Sauce
1. Combine all ingredients in a small bowl. Cover and let sit at room temperature for at least 1 hour before serving.