Pork and pepper kebabs

A low salt recipe


This is a low salt recipe for making pork and pepper kebab skewers. They are a BBQ favourite as they are easy, tasty and can be prepared beforehand.


Ingredients - Serves 4 Adults

  • 480g / 1 lb of diced lean pork
  • 2 red peppers

For the Marinade:

  • 2 tablespoons of balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 1 red chilli, trimmed
  • 2 cloves of garlic, peeled and crushed
  • Zest and juice of ½ a lime
  • 1 level teaspoon of paprika
  • Small bunch flat leaf parsley
  • Freshly ground black pepper, to taste

Method

  1. Place the balsamic vinegar and olive oil in a bowl
  2. De-seed the chilli and slice it very thinly. Toss the chilli into the bowl and whisk
  3. Add in the crushed garlic, the zest and juice of the lime and the paprika
  4. Chop the parsley and stir into the marinade and season with some black pepper
  5. Cut the pork into 6 to 8 chunks and add to the marinade, making sure that it is well coated
  6. Cover with cling film and leave for at least 1 hour, or overnight
  7. Chop the red peppers in half, de-seed and cut them into chunks. Then thread a piece of pepper onto the skewer, followed by some marinated pork, and then continue until you have filled the skewer with meat and peppers
  8. Repeat the process for the other 3 skewers
  9. Place the kebabs on the hot barbeque and cook for approximately 20 minutes until they are cooked through, making sure that you turn them frequently and brush with the marinade occasionally

Serving Suggestions

Serve with a light and crispy side salad and baked potatoes

info

Remember if you are using wooden skewers to soak them for at least 30 minutes before cooking

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Pork and pepper kebabs

Serves

4 Adults

4 Adults

Preparation Time

90 Minutes

90 Minutes

Cooking Time

20 Minutes

20 Minutes

Cost

Low

Low

5-a-day

1 Of Your 5 A Day

1 Of Your 5 A Day

Utensils Needed

Chopping Board, Chopping Knife, Mixing Bowl

Chopping BoardChopping KnifeMixing Bowl
1/4 of the recipe contains
Energy
778kj
185kcal
9%
Fat
6.6g
9%
Saturates
2g
10%
Sugars
4g
4%
Salt
0.2g
3%
of an adult's reference intake
Nutrition Information
Typical ValuesPer 100gPer Portion (195g)
Energy399Kj 778Kj
95Kcal 185Kcal
Fat3.4g 6.6g
(of which saturates)1g 2g
Carbohydrate2.2g 4.3g
(of which sugars)2g 4g
Fibre0.7g 1.4g
Protein13.6g 26.4g
Salt0.1g 0.2g

Recipe rating

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