Fiery Pork Skewers
Teriyaki sauce gives an Asian touch to these fast kabobs.
Teriyaki sauce gives an Asian touch to these fast kabobs.
This is a summer mainstay in my house. I do marinate for 2-4 hours, though. I also add green peppers and pineapple and brush with extra marinade while on the grill. It doesn't get any easier than this!
Another fantastic recipe. I did marinate the pork for about 3 hours and ended up broiling them instead of putting them on the grill and they were still fantastic. Thanks Lindsay.
Simple and delicious - I did marinate the meat for a few hours along with the pinneapples, red peppers, onions and cherry tomatoes that I added to the skewers. Thanks Lindsay.
This is delicious! I was really impressed with how much flavor it had. I didn't think the recipe called for enough ingredients for the marinade/basting sauce though as it is. I put just that amount in to toss with the pork and there wasn't any left to baste the kabobs with when they were on the grill so I had to mix up more of that. You need at least double the recipe I think for the marinade part. I let the pork pieces sit in marinade about 2 hours before grilling. I also only used about 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes because my 10 year old doesn't like things overly spicy. Everyone really liked the kabobs and said make it again. I served this with the Florentine Pasta Salad recipe that is on this site also. Someone had mentioned the marinade wasn't thick enough, I bought a teriyaki marinade/GLAZE rather than the teriyaki marinade sauce and I didn't have any problems with it not sticking to the meat at all.
I've made these several times and they are very good. Last time I cut up the pork tenderloin in chunks and put it in the marinade and put it in the freezer. Thawed it a few weeks later in the fridge and grilled. Excellent!
These were so good. I didn't change a thing, and let them marinate for about 6 hours. A perfect combination of sweet and hot.
This is also good with shrimp and bacon. I also add green pepper, onion and pineapple chunks
I often broil these in the oven, if we are not in the grill mode. To our taste, we use 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes. The kids either eat it -- or they don't, that's up to them. We've never encouraged, or labeled, anyone as a "pickey eater". There are always plenty of other things for them to choose from.
How often do you find a fabulous entree that has only five ingredients other than the meat??? I very often put the pork cubes in the marinade in the morning for an easy evening meal. If you thread some chucks of onion and red bell pepper (and fresh pineapple if I have it) onto the skewer, you then have your side dish as well. Usually serve with rice and steamed pea pods. This is a Go-To recipe if ever there was one.
My husband loved the sweet and spicy taste to this. I loved how fast it was to make! Great recipe! I doubled the marinade like some of the others. I also made two versions, one without red peppers for my son and I and one with for my husband.
My husband, the big pork lover, really liked these. I did them on skewers in the broiler. I speared onion chunks in between each piece of meat, which helped the flavor quite a bit. Next time I'd marinate them for a while in the sauce first.
This is a very flavorful recipe. I made a few changes to suit my needs. First, I used whole pork chops, instead of skewering pieces. And second, I made it on the stove in a frying pan instead of on the grill. In the pan, I used the extra sauce at the very end to give the pork chops a carmelized layer of sauce, which definitely sears in the flavors. Very easy recipe to make, and one that I would definitely recommend. Just the right flavors- not too sweet or spicy.
Delicious! Had over 2 pounds of pork tenderloin so I tripled the marinade, keeping the red pepper flakes at 1/2 teaspoon. Added fresh grated garlic and ginger, green onions, a couple dashes of sesame oil and Worcestershire sauce to the marinade. I marinated for about 5 hrs. Skewered with red onion and canned pineapple chunks (I didn't marinate these). If you have wooden skewers, don't forget to soak them in water for at least 30 minutes , so they don't burn on the grill. I saved half the marinade in a separate container to baste with while grilling. I served them with Rachel Ray's Special Fried Rice and egg rolls. Yummy dinner and my son and hubby thought so too! Will make again for sure! For the teriyaki sauce, I used Kikkoman's teriyaki marinade and sauce. It's thinner then the baste and glaze, but it doesn't burn as easily. Thanks for a great recipe! :)
We very much enjoy this recipe. I marinate the pork for the kids without the red pepper flakes, and add extra red pepper flakes for my husband and I as we like spicy food. Often my husband and I have these in pita pockets with some onion, lettuce, and tomato.
Had a kabob party - made a honey chicken, a beef tenderloin (!) and this pork recipe and believe it or not, people asked for the pork to take home and left the beef tenderloin (that by the way was also delicious). Someone even said - "next time let's just make the pork ones". Wow - very good!
Best marinade I have ever found on this site! I was able to marinate over night and they turned out soooo good. I added a clove of garlic and used olive oil for the vegetable oil. Yum.
I used this on a whole pork tenderloin, rather than make the skewers (lazy, I guess) and we both liked this a lot! I marinated it for about 24 hours before grilling. Next time I will make extra marinade to use as a dipping sauce. YUM!
I followed the recipe except I tripled the marinade. Marinated in the refrigerator for about 4 hours. Very tasty but I think overnight would be better. I grilled them and poured the marinade over them on the first turn. Served it with veggie kabobs, onion, red pepper and zucchini.
This is one of the best pork recipes we have tried. It is definitely different tasting, which is what we were looking for. We have made it about 5 times in the last 6 months. If you want something that is different and delicious, try this one.
I cubed mostly frozen tenderloin and marinated for two days. The marinade was good and flavored the meat, but we did not get any "fiery" flavor.
Charles and I liked it. Lauren and Matthew thought it was "okay".
Prepared as written. Marinated overnight. Next time I will follow other poster's suggestion and double or triple the sauce. I also would like more heat, so will add more pepper flakes.
We like really spicy food so we used spicy teriyaki sauce instead of regular and added a couple dashes of ground ginger. We also put green and red pepper pieces, fresh pineapple chunks and some quartered Vidalia onions on the skewers. These were excellent and we plan to make them often. Thank you Lindsay.
We love this recipe. I always marinate the pork overnight, and after grilling, it just melts in your mouth. A perfect blend of spicy and sweet. I agree with others that the flavors really go well with kabobs made with fresh pineapple chunks and green pepper chunks. I double the marinade to brush on the kabob before grilling. It makes the grilled pineapple taste amazing! I serve over a parmesan rice recipe I hope to submit to this site soon. Thank you for an awesome summer grilling recipe!
Quick, easy and delicious. For three pork chops I would double the recipe for drizzling on top. Excellent!
This is a wonderful recipe. I didn't change anything for the marinade/glaze however when the number of dinner guest grew at the last minute I increased the food by adding some skewers of shrimp. Everyone like the pork, but the general consensus was that the shrimp was even better.
This recipe was okay. I marinated the pork all day and it had a nice flavor but it is probably not something I would make again.
I have nothing bad to say about this recipe, but I also don't have anything great to say about it. Probably won't make it again, but it is an easy, tasty, simple recipe.
Very tasty and tender, added garlic to the marinade and due to circumstance left it marinating for over 48 hours.
I also grilled a skewer of onion wedges basted in the marinade. They went very well together!
I made these this summer and they were a huge hit in my large family gathering. everyone wanted the recipe!! Yummy!!!
This was a big hit in our house and has become a regular staple for a quick weeknight meal. If you're in a hurry & don't have time to grill, its also good sauteed.
Not bad, but a little bland. Thought they could have used more brown sugar. Might try 1/4 cup of orange juice next time too.
Very flavorful, quick and easy. Even my one year old ate these! I doubled the marinade and let the meat sit in the marinade for several hours. Will definitely make again.
Super Good. Used Cayenne pepper in place of red pepper flakes. Put over hibachi rice and added some yellow squash. We will have this again many times. Thanks Lindsay
Excellent. I did add some minced garlic and would consider about a teaspoon of green onion as well, but this marinade is excellent. I also added a decent amount of cayenne pepper, and I used seasoned salt rather than plain table salt. The amount of marinade was just enough, so if you do want to baste skewers while grilling, you'll need bump up the measurements. For best food handling practice, you should save a portion of the marinade for basting before placing the pork in it. Also keep in mind that this is a very sugary marinade, so it can burn if left unattended.
The end result was amazing. I just could not see, however, how simply basting the pork with the sauce while grilling would impart as much flavor as letting them soak. I decided to marinated the pieces in the sauce for an hour before hand and then followed the grilling instructions. Tender and very flavorful. Basting while grilling did produce a nice glaze. I would marinated even longer if I made these again.
This was OK at best. The glaze wasn't thick enough to stick to pork.
DELICIOUS!!! I followed the recipe as written, but used black pepper instead (1/8 tsp, because I don't like much heat). I used thicker cut pork chops, and I marinated for about 2 hours. And I added pineapple in between each piece of pork. Served over rice. This is definately a keeper!!!
Needed more fire!
Great recipe. The only thing I changed is that I made a double recipe of marinade. Then I marinated the cubed meat for the afternoon before I skewered and grilled it. The whole family liked these.
I made these a few times over the summer, The only thing I did different was use a pork loin roast cut up instead of tenedrloin. When you are feeding a Family of 5 with 3 of them being 6'3"+ and 200lbs+ tenderloin isn't in the budget. I marinated over night, couldn't believe how tender and tasty they were. Thought I would put in my review since I was looking up the recipe for an up coming tailgate party. We will be making these along with Haitian Voodoo Sticks, and Rosemary Ranch Chicken Kabobs both from this site. I may even take the sugestion of a couple of other reviewers and try some shrimp.
I can't believe I haven't reviewed this recipe earlier. I've made it many times. I had given up making pretty much any pork recipe because I dried it out every time. This comes out moist and delicious. I always make about 2 pounds of pork so we have leftovers. Great recipe!
This is by far one of the greatest recipies that I have tried from this site. My Husband and son loved it. Spicy yet sweet. We cooked them on broil since we could not use the grill still turned out excellent. We also added cherries, peppers and pineapple to the kabobs.
YUM! Made them just as written except for doubling the marinade and allowing them to marinate overnight. We loved the sweet/heat flavor of these. I will definately be making these again! Thanks for sharing. :)
I love this recipe!! I have made it many, many times. It is so easy to prepare even though threading meat on a skewer is not my favorite thing to do. It is very tender and has a little bite. Children might find it a bit too spicy, but it is perfect for adults without being too hot.
Great recipe! Because the marinade was sweet already, I excluded the pineapple and added red onion/peppers/mushrooms instead. A keeper. Thanks
The were delicious. Made a few changes of my own. I used red wine as I did not have the red wine vinegar. Also I add 2 cloves of chopped garlic and 1 tsp. of fresh grated ginger. Will try this recipe with chicken breast next time. Thanks for the great recipe.
This was a nice change from the sweet pork recipes. We used onions, peppers and cherry tomatoes on our skewers and they were superb.
realy good ,realy tasy its a keeper.thank you for sharing
The pork was so tender & the taste was awesome! I made these with pineapples. Next time I will use onion, bell pepper & cherry tomatoes. Thanks for the great recipe!!
Fabulous! I used pork loin chops cut off the bone and cut up as it was on sale. Marinated overnight and grilled in slotted pan. Not a single piece leftover. 3/12/10 Grill was out of gas so I baked these in a roasting pan for 30 mins with all of the marinade which I tripled. Took the meat out and added 2 TB flour to the juices to make a spicy gravy. Awesome!
Yummy! I used a little balsamic vinegar since I didnt have any red wine vinegar. I BBQ'd the pork, it was delish! Served with rice and veggies, added sauce over the veggies too.. soo good! I will definitely make again.. even the kids loved it.. NO Peppers for he kids tho!!
Very Good! As an other reviewer suggested, I added green pepper and pineapple chunks to the skewers.
*My review is based on my modification that I later regretted!* The recipe would have been perfect but I added about a half tablespoon of hot chili paste for more heat. I wouldn't add the chili paste if you don't want your pork to taste a lot like the chili paste -- mine sure did! I was kind of disappointed because I tried to keep the amount of chili I added low so that it wouldn't overpower the recipe but it did. So, there's a review on what happens if you add hot chili paste :) I used Sriacha. This recipe would have been perfect without the paste and I would have been better off adding more red pepper flakes for the spiciness I desired. I will use this recipe again, though, but make it as-is! I marinated the pork in the mixture for about 4 hours. **Another idea: I re-heated the marinade to a low boil and added about 1/4 cup of peanut butter and some water to thin it and made a DELICIOUS spicy peanut sauce for dipping! Again, this was with the Sriacha paste so that may affect the flavor! In any case, it was soooo good! I suggest trying it!
Prepared these exactly as recipe indicated and they were delicious...flavorful without overpowering the pork. This is a "keeper" and is suitable for company...highly recommend!
One word: Awesome!!! The only change I made was increasing the marinade based other reviews. Thanks for a great recipe!
Very good and very spicy....Great for low-carb dieters.
I love this recipe. Like some other users, I too add peppers, onions, (really whatever I have around) to the skewers. I made this once - at the last minute - with no time to marinade the pork. I just place the pork and veggies in a bowl with the sauce and then skewered them and put them right on the grill, Marinading while cooking. Guess what? No difference in taste! Thanks for the recipe
This was okay, but I wouldn't call it "fiery." Had adequate sauce for basting. Make sure you turn often so they don't burn!
My son and I loved this recipe. He likes the shish ka bobs you get at street fairs and this was very similar except this had a kick due to the crushed red pepper. I will definitely make this again!
I use the this recipe to slow cook pork for Cuban sandwiches. Just gives it a little added "zing". I need to try it on chicken in the crockpot too.
Yum, I loved this. I wasn't able to grill these, so I made something similar to a stir-fry. I let my tenderloin marinate while I chopped a bell pepper, onion and mushrooms. I also added pineapple chunks and some minced garlic. It was very good, I'll make this for my husband when he redeploys.
I really think the instructions should throw in a marinating time. I marinated for about 6 hours and they were so flavorful and super juicy, loved!!
I added minced garlic and dried onion flakes. Then skewered them with pineapple chunks and red bell pepper. they were delicious. My husband asked me to make it again two nights later.
My family loved it...I used chicken instead of pork, I added mushrooms and white onions...
This tasted great both times I made these. I used my grill pan and they still came tender and juicy.
Had a bit of doubt that I would really like it cause of the teriyaki sauce smell being strong but it was actually really great with pork tenderloin when marinating it for 6 hrs. Had to make another batch of the sauce to baste the kabob since the original recipe left me with hardly any. I also added 1/2 tsp garlic powder to the marinade.
This will be a go to meal for our family. Quick, easy and fast. Just delicious!!!
I did not add the red pepper flakes, as I wanted my two children to eat dinner (!). It was wonderful anyway! I also marinated the cubes for the day in the fridge. Served with jasmine rice and a veggie.
Flavorful and quick!
I decided to make this the other day following the Black Thai Pork debacle. Marinated the pork over night, and upped the amount of red pepper flakes. Cooked it on the Foreman grill, and it turned out great. Thanks, Lindsay!
I rarely write a review but have to on this delicious recipe. I sliced my pork across the grain and put in marinade. I put veggies in a grill basket and put some marinade on them. Grilled the pork and threw some pineapple tidbits in the veggies at the end just to warm them. Served with rice. Yumola. I think I'll double the marinade next time. Thanks for a KEEPER.
I liked this a lot, my husband didn't think it had enough flavor. I marinaded for several hours, I would let it sit overnight next time.
I am usually the one posting after I have cooked. This time my better half cooked. So I am reviewing from a different perspective. This things tasted GREAT!! Seemed like a very simple marinade with lots of flavor. No complaints on this end. Go for it and give it a try. Was just told only 1/2 of the red pepper flakes were added so this thing definitely has a kick. Yummmmeee
This was excellent! Lots of flavor. I doubled the marinade and let is marinade for about 3 hours.
Not much flavor, even though I marinated them overnight. I didn't taste much of the spice, nor the teriyaki sauce. I might give these another try, because they *sound* good... hm.
My husband raved about this marinade! I used it on a pork chop I had and baked it in the oven after marinating for about 4-5 hours. Aside from the method of cooking I made the marinade to the letter and apparently it was delicious!
This was great - I actually marinated the pork overnight. I "kabobed" it with green peppers, onion, and pineapple chunks and served with au gratin potatoes.
Spicy food seeking hubby loved this recipe. We did not use skewers but thin pork chops, marinated them for 24 hours and then grilled them. A bit of a bite for me but he was in heaven!
This was delicious. It is not "Fiery" at all. I put the marinade in a gallon sized zip baggie and "squished" it to mix well and then added the pork. I used a huge pork tenderloin (Costco) that I cut up into medallions about 1/2 inch thick. Tripled the marinade. Marinaded in the refridge for almost 3 hours. Could easily marinade all day. BBQ'd the medallions instead of making skewers. The BBQ MUST be on low or the sugar will cause the pork to burn. Hubby loved this. Said; "I will eat this for dinner tomorrow night too!" That folks, is five stars! Made it with Chinese Veggies and Penrose plain white rice! Thanks for the recipe!
Excellent. Very tender meat. My whole family loves it. Follwed the recipe but marinated for entire day. If you like it spicy add more red pepper but perfect for kids as is.
this was so nice. I used the Thick teriyaki as it was a 3rd the sodium. I am making it again tonight it was so good last night.
I marinate the pork for a few hours like others mention. I broil it instead of grilling and still very tasty.
My husband gave this 4/5 stars but I give it 1/2 stars so we compromised. He says the meat was very tender. I couldn't stand the taste of it in my mouth. I won't make this again unless my husband specifically asks for it by name.
These are some of our favorite kebobs!! Used peppers and onions with them.
I used this recipe on pork chops. It was very good.
It seems like I don't agree with a lot of reviews but I do on this one! Very tasty - nice combo of teriyaki and a little heat but not too much. I did as previous reviewers and marinaded overnight.
I made this recipe with a boneless pork loin rib roast which is very tender. I added just a little extra red pepper seeds and marinaded the meat about one hour. We loved it.
This is anything but "fiery"!. It was ok, but not spicy as I thought it would be when I made it and I even "upped the red pepper flakes" as another reviewer had suggested.
This is fantastic. I bought a good tenderloin, and it melted in my mouth. Sauce gives a really good taste, and it's easy to make.
The marinade was great. I added onion, green pepper and pineapple to the skewers. The family loved it.
This is an awesome recipe! I forgot to buy red wine vinegar so I used a 50/50 mixture of apple cider vinegar and rice wine vinegar. We like the fire of the pepper flakes but they could be lessened or eliminated for sensitive tastebuds and still have a great marinade.
Perfect. Nice, quick and easy recipe. Lots of flavor. Highly recommend giving it a try. Had all the ingredients in cupboard already
These pork skewers are EXCELLENT! I marinated mine about 6 hours before grilling. The meat was just the perfect balance of spicy and sweet. Grilled pineapple and couscous are the perfect compliments to the dish. Thank you for sharing!!
I did not make any changes and found this to be boring and tasteless. I will probably not make it again.
This was terrific. I had 1.5 lbs of meat so I tripled the sauce recipe and let marinate all day. Very tender.