Pork Skewers With Salsa Recipe


Preparation Time15 MinCooking Time45 Min
Ready In1 Hr 0 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageServings4
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Lean pork1 Pound, minced (500 Grams)
 Breadcrumbs2 Ounce (1 Cup / 60 Grams, Made From Stale Bread)
 Onion1 , chopped
 Garlic2 Clove (10 gm), crushed
 Oregano1 Tablespoon, chopped
 Cumin1 Teaspoon, ground
 Chili powder1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Egg1 , lightly beaten
For artichoke salsa
 Olive oil1 Tablespoon
 Artichoke hearts6 Ounce, marinated, chopped (185 Grams)
 Tomatoes4 , seeded and chopped
 Tomato paste2 Tablespoon (Or Puree)
 Fresh oregano1 Tablespoon, chopped

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 327 Calories from Fat 113

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 13 g19.6%

Saturated Fat 3.3 g16.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 130 mg

Sodium 242.1 mg10.1%

Total Carbohydrates 25 g8.5%

Dietary Fiber 7.1 g28.2%

Sugars 7 g

Protein 30 g60%

Vitamin A 34.7% Vitamin C 48.8%

Calcium 15.5% Iron 31.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Preheat barbecue to a medium heat

1. in a bowl mix together pork, breadcrumbs, onion, garlic, oregano, cumin, chilli powder and egg to combine.
2. Shaping tablespoons of pork mixture into balls, place on a plate lined with plastic food wrap, cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
2. Onto a lightly oiled skewer thread four balls and repeat with remaining balls.
3. On lightly oiled barbecue grill place skewers and cook, turning frequently, for 8 minutes or until cooked through.
3. To make salsa, in frying pan heat oil over a medium heat, add onion and cook, stirring, for 3 minutes until onion is golden.
4. Add artichokes, tomatoes, tomato paste (puree) and oregano and cook, stirring, for 3-4 minutes longer until heated through.

5. Serve with skewers and optionally accompany sauce.