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Pork Satay with Peanut Sauce

Yield 8 servings (serving size: 3 ounces pork and 1 1/2 tablespoons sauce)
The peanut sauce is better and creamier if you use regular peanut butter instead of a natural-style peanut butter.

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds lean boneless pork loin
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup rice wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon minced peeled fresh ginger
  • 1 teaspoon hot Oriental chili sauce
  • 1 teaspoon vegetable oil
  • 6 tablespoons water
  • 3 tablespoons creamy peanut butter
  • 2 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons prepared mustard
  • 1 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon hot Oriental chili sauce
  • Cooking spray

Nutrition Information

  • calories 209
  • caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
  • fat 9.9 g
  • satfat 2.9 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 26.2 g
  • carbohydrate 2.7 g
  • fiber 0.6 g
  • cholesterol 67 mg
  • iron 1.3 mg
  • sodium 283 mg
  • calcium 26 mg

How to Make It

  1. Trim fat from pork; cut pork into 3/4-inch cubes. Combine onion and next 7 ingredients in a large heavy-duty zip-top plastic bag. Add pork; seal bag, and shake until pork is well coated. Marinate pork in refrigerator 8 hours, turning bag occasionally.

  2. Soak 8 (10-inch) wooden skewers in water for at least 30 minutes.

  3. Prepare grill.

  4. Combine 6 tablespoons water and next 5 ingredients in a small bowl, stirring well with a whisk. Set aside.

  5. Remove pork from marinade; discard marinade. Thread pork onto skewers. Place skewers on grill rack coated with cooking spray; cover and grill 10 to 12 minutes or until pork is done, turning occasionally. Serve warm with peanut sauce.

  6. carbo rating: 2

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