Peanut Butter Pork Skewers
Recipe type: Entrees
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Serves: 4
These skewers are a lower fat alternative to burgers at your next barbecue, and the combination of pork and peanuts is irresistible! Easy to prepare; Low Calorie.
  • 1 unseasoned pork tenderloin (about 1 lb)
  • ¾ cup miso sesame dressing
  • ⅓ cup smooth peanut butter
  • ½ teaspoon hot pepper sauce (or to taste)
  • 1 small red pepper, thinly sliced
  • 3 scallions, trimmed and thinly sliced
  • 20 bamboo skewers
  1. Cut pork tenderloin in half crosswise. Slice each half lengthwise into ¼-inch thick pieces.
  2. Lay each piece flat on cutting surface and cut into pieces about 5x1x1/4 inch.
  3. Place pork in medium-size bowl; add ¼ cup of miso dressing and let stand 30 minutes or cover and refrigerate for several hours.
  4. While pork marinates, soak bamboo skewers in cold water.
  5. Thread skewers with pork strips.
  6. Stir together remaining sesame dressing, peanut butter and hot pepper sauce. Cover and refrigerate until ready to use.
  7. Heat grill to medium heat or heat broiler. Cook 2 minutes per side or until done and slightly crisped on edges.
  8. Toss pepper and scallions together; place on platter. Top with pork skewers and peanut miso sauce.
Cooking time--about 4-5 minutes is for each skewer.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 73 Fat: 4g Saturated fat: 1g Carbohydrates: 4g Sodium: 126mg Protein: 6g
Recipe by Defeat Diabetes Foundation at