Sati Babi


Pork butt is marinated in a savory blend of spices, then grilled on skewers and sprinkled with fresh lime juice in this sati babi recipe.

Prep Time:
25 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Additional Time:
1 hr 20 mins
Total Time:
2 hrs
8 skewers


  • 1 tablespoon ground coriander

  • 1 tablespoon cumin seed

  • ¾ teaspoon salt

  • ½ teaspoon vegetable oil

  • teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 3 pounds pork butt roast, cut into 1 1/2-inch cubes

  • ½ cup sliced onions

  • cup soy sauce

  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar

  • ¼ teaspoon ground ginger

  • 3 limes, cut into wedges


  1. In a glass bowl or dish, mix together coriander, cumin, salt, oil, and pepper. Add pork cubes and stir to coat. Let stand for 20 minutes. Add onions, soy sauce, brown sugar, soy sauce, and ginger; stir to blend. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour or overnight for best results.

  2. Preheat an outdoor grill for high heat and lightly oil the grate. Thread pork cubes onto eight skewers. Discard onions.

  3. Cook on the preheated grill, basting frequently with the remaining marinade. Turn occasionally until cooked through, about 15 minutes. Serve sprinkled with lime juice to taste. Discard any unused marinade.

Editor's Note:

Nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount of marinade ingredients. The actual amount consumed will vary.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

224 Calories
13g Fat
7g Carbs
20g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 224
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 13g 17%
Saturated Fat 5g 23%
Cholesterol 71mg 24%
Sodium 873mg 38%
Total Carbohydrate 7g 2%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 20g
Vitamin C 8mg 41%
Calcium 53mg 4%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 319mg 7%

* 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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