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Pineapple BBQ Pork Kebabs stacked on a plate next to a small bowl of extra homemade barbecue sauce.

Pineapple BBQ Pork Kebabs

Katerina | Diethood
Stacked with layers of juicy seared pork, grilled onions and bell peppers, these Pineapple BBQ Pork Kebabs are packed with sweet and savory Caribbean flavor. The wonderful blend of spices from the homemade barbecue sauce and the fruity flavor of the pineapple bring everything into perfect balance.
Servings : 8
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 40 mins

Ingredients
  

FOR THE BARBECUE SAUCE
  • 1 cup barbecue sauce (use your favorite)
  • 1/2 cup pineapple juice
  • 1 tablespoon garlic paste or minced garlic
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon fresh ground pepper
FOR THE SKEWERS
  • 2 pounds boneless pork chops cut into 1-1/2 inch pieces
  • 1 cup pineapple chunks
  • 1 small green bell pepper cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 small orange bell pepper cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 red onion cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1/2 tablespoon adobo seasoning blend or to taste
  • salt and fresh ground pepper to taste

Instructions
 

  • Combine barbecue sauce, pineapple juice, garlic, salt, and fresh ground pepper in a bowl; whisk until thoroughly incorporated.
  • Combine cut up pork, pineapples, peppers, and onions in a mixing bowl; season with adobo seasoning, salt, and pepper, and toss to combine.
  • Preheat grill to medium-high.
  • Thread pork onto skewers, alternating with onions, pineapples, and peppers.
  • Reserve 1/2 cup prepared barbecue sauce for serving; brush skewers with remaining barbecue sauce.
  • Grill skewers for 8 to 10 minutes, turning occasionally, or until pork is thoroughly cooked and vegetables are tender and charred.
  • Transfer to a platter and brush lightly with barbecue sauce.
  • Serve with remaining barbecue sauce on the side.

Equipment

  • Grill

Notes

  • To Store: Cover tightly with plastic or place in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 3 days.
  • To Freeze: Wrap tightly in plastic and foil, or seal in a freezer-safe container, and keep in the freezer for up to 2 months. Thaw completely in the fridge before reheating.
  • To Reheat: Wrap in foil and cook in the oven at 300°F for 15-20 minutes, or until warmed through. 

Nutrition

Serving: 1 Skewer | Calories: 298 kcal | Carbohydrates: 29 g | Protein: 25 g | Fat: 8 g | Saturated Fat: 2 g | Cholesterol: 75 mg | Sodium: 496 mg | Potassium: 669 mg | Fiber: 1 g | Sugar: 24 g | Vitamin A: 440 IU | Vitamin C: 28.7 mg | Calcium: 36 mg | Iron: 1.1 mg | Net Carbs: 28 g

Nutritional info is an estimate and provided as courtesy. Values may vary according to the ingredients and tools used. Please use your preferred nutritional calculator for more detailed info.

Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Caribbean
Keyword: bbq pork, grilled pork chops, pork loin