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Main Dishes

Pork and Plum Kabobs

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Ingredients

  • 3/4 pound boneless pork loin chops (1 inch thick), trimmed and cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
  • 1/4 cup sliced green onions
  • 1/4 cup raspberry fruit spread
  • 1 tablespoon orange juice
  • 3 plums or nectarines, pitted and cut into wedges

Directions

Place pork in large resealable food storage bag. Combine cumin, cinnamon, salt, garlic powder, and red pepper in small bowl; pour over pork. Seal bag; shake to coat meat with spices.

Combine green onions, fruit spread, and orange juice in small bowl; set aside.

Prepare grill for direct cooking. Alternately thread pork and plum wedges onto eight skewers.* Grill kabobs over medium heat 12 to 14 minutes or until meat is cooked through, turning once. Brush frequently with raspberry mixture during last 5 minutes of grilling.

*Note: If using wood skewers, soak in warm water 30 minutes to prevent burning.

Serving Suggestion: A crisp, cool salad makes a great accompaniment to these sweet grilled kabobs.

Yield: 4 servings. Serving size: 2 kabobs.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Calories: 191, Carbohydrates: 17 g, Protein: 19 g, Fat: 5 g, Saturated Fat: 2 g, Cholesterol: 53 mg, Sodium: 183 mg, Fiber: 1 g

Exchanges per serving: 1 Fat, 1 Fruit, 2 1/2 Meat Lean.


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