Spicy Pork Skewers (Pinchos Morunos)

  • serves 4
Christine Cushing
Christine Cushing

Recipe courtesy José Salgado, Executive Chef, Embrujo Flamenco Tapas Bar, Toronto.

110 Ratings
Directions for: Spicy Pork Skewers (Pinchos Morunos)


1 pork tenderloin (about 1 pound/ 454 g)

2 Tbsp sweet paprika (30 ml)

1 tsp ground cumin (5 ml)

1 tsp cayenne or to taste (5 ml)

Salt and pepper, to taste

6 to 8 tbsp. olive oil (90 to 120 ml)


1. Cut pork tenderloin into 1-inch cubes. In a bowl, combine paprika, cumin, cayenne, salt and pepper and olive oil. Marinade pork for a minimum of 4 hours to overnight.

2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. or preheat grill to medium high.

3. Thread pork cubes onto small wooden skewers. Bake for 10 to 15 minutes in oven. Alternatively grill over medium heat, about 10 minutes. While cooking turn once and baste with marinate until well browned. Serves 4 as a tapas and 2 as a meal.

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