Jalapeño-Mango Pork SkewersdownloadEmail This Post
Jalapeño-Mango Pork Skewers

Prep: 15 minutes plus marinating
Cook: 8 minutes • Serves: 8

3medium ripe mangos, peeled, seeded and coarsely chopped (about 4 cups)
1-1/2medium jalapeño peppers, coarsely chopped
1/2cup olive oil
1/4cup honey
1/4cup loosely packed fresh cilantro leaves
3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1-1/2teaspoons salt
1-1/2teaspoons ground black pepper
2 pounds pork tenderloin, trimmed and cut into 1-inch pieces
6-inch wooden skewers

1.In blender or food processor with knife blade attached, purée all ingredients except pork. Reserve 1-1/2 cups sauce.

2.Place pork in large zip-top plastic bag; pour remaining sauce into bag. Seal bag, pressing out excess air. Massage ingredients in bag to combine. Refrigerate 30 minutes to marinate.

3.Heat large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Remove pork from marinade; discard marinade. In 2 batches, cook pork 4 to 5 minutes or until outside is browned and internal temperature reaches 145°, stirring frequently.

4.Place pork on skewers and serve with reserved sauce.


Approximate nutritional values per serving: 

291 Calories, 17g Fat (3g Saturated), 55mg Cholesterol,
444mg Sodium, 18g Carbohydrates, 1g Fiber, 18g Protein

Chef Tip:
Wear gloves when handling chile peppers and wash your hands thoroughly afterwards. The capsaicin can cause a burning sensation if it comes in contact with your skin.