Pork and Pineapple Skewers

Pork tenderloin is perfect for grilling because it stays tender and juicy. The sweet and slightly spicy rub blends nicely with the sweet pineapple.

Hands-on Time: 30 min. | Total Time: 1 hour 30 min. | Serves: 4 | Difficulty: Easy

  • 1 lb. pork tenderloin, cut in 1” cubes
  • 1 Tbsp. vegetable oil
  • 2 Tbsp. brown sugar
  • 2 Tbsp. sweet paprika
  • 2 tsp. onion powder
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. chili powder
  • ½ tsp. ground cumin
  • ¼ tsp. pepper
  • 1 cup fresh pineapple cubes (12 cubes)
  • 4 (12”) metal or wooden skewers (Soak skewers if using wooden ones.)
  1. In medium bowl, toss pork with oil to coat. In small bowl, mix all remaining ingredients except pineapple; sprinkle over pork and toss to coat completely. Cover bowl and refrigerate 1 hour to marinate.
  2. Thread pork and pineapple on skewers. Heat gas or charcoal grill to medium heat. Place skewers on grill.
  3. Cook 10 -15 minutes or until thermometer in thickest part of cubes reads 140°F, turning once and rotating skewers for more even cooking.
  4. Refrigerate leftovers.
Nutrition Analysis:

Per serving: Calories 220, Calories from Fat 60, Total Fat 6g (9% DV), Saturated Fat 1g (5% DV), Trans Fat 0g, Cholesterol 75mg (25% DV), Sodium 660mg (28% DV), Carbohydrates 15g (5% DV), Dietary Fiber 2g (8% DV), Sugars 11g, Protein 25g, Vitamin A 35%, Vitamin C 30%, Calcium 4%, Iron 15%

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