Curried Pork Bites


Curried pork and a tangy yogurt sauce make for an appetizer that pairs well with cold beer or ginger ale.

Curried Pork Bites
Photo: Mike Dieter
Prep Time:
25 mins
Chill Time:
1 hrs
Grill Time:
12 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 37 mins


  • 2 tablespoon garam masala or curry powder

  • 1 green onion, finely chopped

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger

  • 1 tablespoon cooking oil

  • teaspoon crushed red pepper

  • 1 pound pork tenderloin, cut into 1- 1-1/2-inch cubes

  • ½ cup plain yogurt

  • 2 tablespoon snipped fresh cilantro


  1. Combine garam masala, onion, garlic, ginger, oil, and red pepper in a medium mixing bowl. Stir in pork, working spice mixture into meat with fingers. Thread the meat onto metal skewers, leaving 1/4-inch between pieces; cover and refrigerate for 1 to 24 hours.

  2. Place pork skewers in a lightly oiled rack of the grill directly over medium heat. Grill for 12 to 15 minutes or until juice run clear, turning once. Meanwhile, stir together yogurt and cilantro in a small serving dish. Cover and chill until serving.

  3. To serve, use a fork to remove grilled pork cubes from skewers. Arrange a tray around yogurt mixture. Serve pork cubes with toothpicks. Makes 6 servings.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

134 Calories
5g Fat
3g Carbs
173g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 134
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 5g 6%
Cholesterol 50mg 17%
Sodium 52mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 3g 1%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 173g
Vitamin C 2.4mg 12%
Calcium 60.6mg 5%
Iron 1.6mg 9%

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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