When the oven is occupied with other appetizers, take advantage of the grill to cook these pork loin kabobs.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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Recipe Summary

prep:
45 mins
broil:
7 mins
stand:
1 hr
total:
1 hr 52 mins
Yield:
20 to 24 appetizer servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Soak wooden skewers in water at least 1 hour before broiling or grilling.

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Chutney:
  • For chutney, stir together brown sugar, vinegar, garlic, ginger and cinnamon in a medium saucepan. Add apples, apricots, onion, and 1/2 teaspoon thyme. Cover and bring to boiling over medium heat. Reduce heat and boil gently for 10 minutes. Uncover and boil gently about 5 minutes more or until desired consistency. (A small amount of liquid should remain.) Remove from heat. Cool slightly. To serve, transfer to a serving bowl. Or to store, transfer to a container with a lid; cover and chill up to 2 days; let stand at room temperature for 30 minutes before serving.

  • Meanwhile, stir together apple juice, mustard, and 1/2 teaspoon thyme in a small bowl; set aside. Cut pork across the grain into thin slices, then cut slices into strips about 1 inch wide. Loosely thread each pork strip accordion-style onto two side-by-side wooden skewers. Lightly brush mustard mixture on all sides of pork. Place skewers on the unheated rack of a broiler pan. Broil 5 to 6 inches from the heat for 7 to 8 minutes or until cooked through, turning once. (Or, grill skewers on the rack of an uncovered grill directly over medium-hot coals for 7 to 8 minutes or until cooked through, turning once.)

  • To serve, transfer skewers to a serving platter; serve with chutney. Makes 20 to 24 appetizer servings.

Nutrition Facts

81 calories; fat 2g; cholesterol 16mg; saturated fat 1g; carbohydrates 10g; insoluble fiber 1g; protein 6g; vitamin c 1.2mg; sodium 22mg; calcium 20.2mg; iron 0.7mg.
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