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Grilled Pork Skewers with Basil-Peanut Sauce
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Serves 4 to 6
A tasty and satisfying appetizer that's easy to make.
|25 fresh basil leaves|
|1/2 cup chunky peanut butter|
|1 Juice from lime|
|2 tablespoons soy sauce|
|3/4 cup coconut milk|
|1 garlic clove, peeled|
|1 1-inch piece ginger, peeled|
|1/2 teaspoon red chili flakes|
|1/4 teaspoon salt|
|1 pound boneless pork loin or shoulder, cut into 1-inch cubes|
|Lime wedges, for garnish|
- Place all ingredients, except pork, into a blender; process until a smooth paste has formed. Taste; adjust seasonings. Marinade/paste will taste hot, salty and spicy. Reserve 1/2 cup of the marinade/paste to use as a dipping sauce.
- Combine cubed pork and remaining marinade/paste; toss to coat. Thread pork onto skewers; do not crowd.
- Preheat broiler, grill pan or grill until very hot. Cook pork for 5 to 8 minutes total, turning once, until browned all over.
- Serve pork skewers with lime wedges and dipping sauce.