Pork Satays with Peanut Plum Sauce

Author: Canadian Living

These skewers are delicious done on an indoor or outdoor grill, a grill pan or under the broiler. You can substitute boneless skinless chicken breasts for the pork.

  • Portion size 6 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: March 2004

Ingredients

  • 1 pork tenderloin
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 2 cloves of garlic minced
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh coriander
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1/2 teaspoon granulated sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 pinch cayenne pepper
Peanut Plum Sauce:
  • 3 tablespoons plum sauce
  • 3 tablespoons chunky peanut butter
  • 4 teaspoons lime juice
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon fish sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated gingerroot
  • 1/2 teaspoon Asian chili paste
  • 1/2 teaspoon hot pepper sauce

Method

In large shallow dish, soak 15 wooden skewers in water for at least 30 minutes.

Meanwhile, cut pork across the grain into 1/4-inch (5 mm) thick slices. In glass bowl, mix together pork, oil, garlic, coriander, turmeric, sugar, salt and cayenne; cover and let stand for 30 minutes.

Peanut Plum Sauce: Meanwhile, in small bowl, whisk together plum sauce, peanut butter, 1/4 cup (50 mL) water, lime juice, fish sauce, ginger and chili paste; set aside. (Make-ahead: Cover and refrigerate pork and sauce separately for up to 24 hours.)

Thread 2 pork slices onto each skewer. Place on greased grill pan over medium-high heat or on rimmed baking sheet under broiler; grill or broil, turning once, until just a hint of pink remains inside, about 6 minutes. Serve with sauce.

Nutritional facts <b>Per serving:</b> about

  • Sodium 276 mg
  • Protein 15 g
  • Calories 157.0
  • Total fat 8 g
  • Cholesterol 28 mg
  • Saturated fat 1 g
  • Total carbohydrate 7 g

%RDI

  • Iron 8.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 5.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 1.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 0.0
  • Vitamin C 2.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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