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Pork Tenderloin Skewers

with Spicy Tomato Sauce
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Pork Tenderloin Skewers

Pork Tenderloin Skewers - Fiery barbecued meat - that everyone will like

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Health Score:
9,0 / 10
45 min.
ready in 4 h. 30 min.
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Nutritional values

The onions in this recipe makes the lean, vitamin B-rich meat tender and spicy while also helping to stimulate the metabolism. 

When you marinate, the longer, the better! This recipe is even better if you allow the pork to marinate in the refrigerator overnight.

1 skewer contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie203 kcal(10 %)
Protein33 g(34 %)
Fat3 g(3 %)
Carbohydrates9 g(6 %)
Sugar added1 g(4 %)
Roughage4 g(13 %)
Vitamin A0.2 mg(25 %)
Vitamin D0 μg(0 %)
Vitamin E4.1 mg(34 %)
Vitamin B₁1.1 mg(110 %)
Vitamin B₂0.4 mg(36 %)
Niacin13.6 mg(113 %)
Vitamin B₆0.8 mg(57 %)
Folate81 μg(27 %)
Pantothenic acid1.4 mg(23 %)
Biotin14.2 μg(32 %)
Vitamin B₁₂2.2 μg(73 %)
Vitamin C118 mg(124 %)
Potassium895 mg(22 %)
Calcium45 mg(5 %)
Magnesium58 mg(19 %)
Iron2.6 mg(17 %)
Iodine4 μg(2 %)
Zinc3.2 mg(40 %)
Saturated fatty acids1 g
Uric acid237 mg
Cholesterol80 mg
Development of this recipe:


3 onions
3 garlic cloves
freshly ground peppers
2 teaspoons ground paprika (hot)
1 tablespoon Canola oil
¾ cup mineral water (carbonated, or sparkling water)
14 ounces Pork
1 small red chili pepper
3 ripe Beefsteak tomato (each about 5 ounces)
2 tablespoons Ketchup (homemade or prepared)
1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
2 green Bell pepper (each about 6-7 ounces)
2 scallions
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Kitchen utensils

1 Cutting board, 1 Small knife, 1 Garlic press, 2 Bowls, 1 Teaspoon, 1 Tablespoon, 1 Measuring cups, 1 Whisk, 1 Paper towel, 1 Wooden spoon, 1 Plastic wrap, 1 Immersion blender, 4 long Skewers, 1 Grilling tongs

Preparation steps

Pork Tenderloin Skewers preparation step 1

Peel onions, cut into large cubes and press through a garlic press into a bowl.

Pork Tenderloin Skewers preparation step 2

Peel garlic cloves and press into the bowl. Season well with salt, pepper and paprika. Add canola oil and mineral water, stirring with a whisk.

Pork Tenderloin Skewers preparation step 3

Rinse pork, pat dry and cut into thin slices. Toss with the onion mixture, cover with plastic wrap and let marinate about 4 hours in the refrigerator.

Pork Tenderloin Skewers preparation step 4

Meanwhile, brush off chile pepper, cut in half, rinse and chop very fine.

Pork Tenderloin Skewers preparation step 5

Cover the tomatoes with boiling water and leave for 1-2 minutes. Rinse under cold water and remove the skins.

Pork Tenderloin Skewers preparation step 6

Halve tomatoes and coarsely chop, add to a bowl with the chopped chile pepper and mash coarsely with an immersion blender. Stir in ketchup and balsamic vinegar. Season with salt and pepper. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate.

Pork Tenderloin Skewers preparation step 7

Halve bell peppers, remove seeds, rinse and cut into approximately 3/4 inch cubes.

Pork Tenderloin Skewers preparation step 8

Take pork from the marinade, drain and spear alternately with bell pepper pieces on 4 long skewers. Cook on the hot grill, turning often, about 12 minutes.

Pork Tenderloin Skewers preparation step 9

Stir the spicy tomato sauce well. Trim the scallions, rinse and slice into very thin rings. Sprinkle over the sauce and serve with the skewers.


This looks divine! I would hope that someone would make them for me this 4th of July
Cyndy from EAT SMARTER's picture
These would be perfect for 1 4th of July BBQ!