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Cool: 10 Minutes
Chill: 1 Hour
Soak: 30 Minutes
Grill: 6 Minutes
- Calories: 320
- Calories from fat: 35%
- Fat: 12.3g
- Saturated fat: 3.7g
- Monounsaturated fat: 4.2g
- Polyunsaturated fat: 2.4g
- Protein: 22g
- Carbohydrate: 31g
- Fiber: 2.9g
- Cholesterol: 48mg
- Iron: 1.6mg
- Sodium: 307mg
- Calcium: 37mg
- 1 pound pork loin or boneless chops, trimmed
- 1 small onion, chopped (about 1/2 cup)
- 2 teaspoons dark sesame oil
- 1/2 cup lite coconut milk
- 1/3 cup water
- 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
- 2 tablespoons sugar
- 3 tablespoons crunchy peanut butter
- 2 tablespoons lite soy sauce
- 1 1/2 tablespoons hot chili sauce
- 1 garlic clove, minced
- 10-inch wooden skewers (about 30)
- 2 (8.8-ounce) packages precooked brown rice
- 2 tablespoons chopped dry-roasted peanuts
- 3 green onions, sliced
- Lime wedges (optional)
- Place pork between 2 sheets of heavy-duty plastic wrap, and flatten to an 1/8-inch thickness, using a meat mallet or rolling pin; cut into 1-inch-wide strips. Set aside.
- Sauté onion in hot sesame oil in a medium-size saucepan over medium heat 7 to 8 minutes or until onion is tender. Add coconut milk and next 7 ingredients; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium low, and simmer, stirring often, 15 minutes or until thickened. Cool 10 minutes. Reserve 1/3 cup coconut milk mixture, and set aside.
- Combine pork strips and remaining coconut milk mixture in a shallow dish or large zip-top plastic freezer bag. Cover or seal, and chill 1 hour.
- Soak wooden skewers in water for 30 minutes to prevent burning.
- Remove pork from marinade, discarding marinade.
- Thread pork strips onto skewers.
- Grill, covered with grill lid, over medium heat (300° to 350°) 2 to 3 minutes on each side or until done. Brush reserved 1/3 cup coconut milk mixture over grilled pork on skewers.
- Heat rice in microwave according to package directions.
- Spoon rice onto serving platter; top with pork skewers. Sprinkle with peanuts and green onions. Serve with lime wedges, if desired.
- Note: For testing purposes only, we used Uncle Ben's Ready Rice Whole Grain Brown.
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