Grilled Pork Skewers with Chilli Sauce

These Thai skewers are aromatic with heady spices and sweet/salty notes.

  • Preparation Time15 mins
  • Cooking Time6 mins
  • Serves4
  • DifficultyEasy
60ml low-sodium soy sauce
60ml oyster sauce
3 bsp finely chopped cilantro leaves and stems
2 tbsp finely chopped garlic
2 tbsp sugar
1 tsp freshly ground black pepper
675g pork tenderloin, cut into 16 pieces
16 (15cm) wooden skewers, soaked in cold water for 30 minutes
Chilli Sauce, recipe follows

For the chilli sauce

120ml fresh lime juice
60ml fish sauce
1 tbsp soy sauce
2 tsp sugar
1 fresh Thai red chile, finely diced
1 shallot, finely diced

Whisk together the soy sauce, oyster sauce, cilantro, garlic, sugar, and black pepper in a bowl.

Skewer two pieces of pork onto two skewers so that the meat lies flat. Place the pork skewers in a large baking dish. Pour the marinade over and turn to coat the pork. Cover and refrigerate for at least one hour and up to four hours.

Heat grill to high. Remove the skewers from the marinade and grill the meat on both sides until slightly charred and cooked through, about three minutes per side. Serve with chilli Sauce on the side for dipping.

Chile Sauce:

Combine all ingredients in a small bowl. Cover and let sit at room temperature for at least one hour before serving.

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