Thai Pork Satay


This is a wonderful pork shish kabob with a Thai flavor. I took this on a church campout and it was a huge hit.

Prep Time:
45 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
55 mins
4 servings


  • ¼ cup crunchy peanut butter

  • ¼ cup finely chopped green onions

  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce

  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice

  • 1 ½ tablespoons brown sugar

  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic

  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander

  • teaspoon ground cayenne pepper

  • 1 pound pork tenderloin, cubed

  • 1 (8 ounce) can water chestnuts, drained

  • 1 medium green bell pepper, cut into 2 inch pieces

  • 1 medium red bell pepper, cut into 2 inch pieces

  • 1 small sweet onion, chopped

  • skewers


  1. In a medium bowl, mix peanut butter, green onions, soy sauce, lemon juice, brown sugar, garlic, coriander, and cayenne pepper; add pork, and stir to coat. Cover, and marinate in the refrigerator at least 30 minutes.

  2. Preheat grill for high heat. Thread marinated pork, water chestnuts, green bell pepper, red bell pepper, and sweet onion alternately onto skewers. Transfer remaining marinade to a small saucepan, bring to a boil, and cook for several minutes.

  3. Lightly oil grate. Cook skewers for 10 minutes, or to desired doneness. Turn skewers while grilling to cook evenly, and brush with boiled marinade during last few minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

276 Calories
11g Fat
23g Carbs
23g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 276
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 11g 14%
Saturated Fat 2g 12%
Cholesterol 49mg 16%
Sodium 578mg 25%
Total Carbohydrate 23g 8%
Dietary Fiber 5g 17%
Total Sugars 11g
Protein 23g
Vitamin C 69mg 346%
Calcium 40mg 3%
Iron 2mg 12%
Potassium 666mg 14%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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