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Tequila and Lime Marinated Pork Kebabs

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As we know, tequila and lime are a great combination! Use Boston butt (pork shoulder) or boneless country ribs which are simply strips cut from the Boston butt. This cut has great flavor and ample fat to be juicy even if overcooked a bit.

Tequila Lime Marinade

  • 5 Tbl fresh lime juice
  • 2 Tbl soy sauce
  • 2 tsp grated lime zest
  • 3 Tbl tequila
  • 1 Tbl honey
  • 3 Tbl olive oil
  • 1 Tbl minced garlic
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/4 tsp allspice
  • 2 tsp fresh oregano, chopped
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp ground black pepper

2 lbs Boston butt or boneless country ribs, trimmed of fat and cut into 1 1/2 inch chunks

1 sweet red onion, cut into 1 1/2 inch squares

1 fresh pineapple, cut into 1 1/2 inch squares

1 each of green, red, orange and yellow peppers, cut into 1 1/2 inch squares

  1. Whisk ingredients of marinade together in a bowl.  Add pork to marinade and place in a large zipper bag overnight.
  2. The next day, preheat Memphis Grill to 450F. Remove pork from marinade and set aside.  Pour marinade into a small saucepan and bring to a boil.  Boil 1 minute and set aside.
  3. Create kebabs by threading on pork, onion, pineapple, peppers, etc.
  4. Brush all skewers with marinade and lay on grill for approximately 10 minutes. The meat should be nicely browned and the onions, pineapple and peppers softened with their edges just beginning to brown. 
  5. Remove skewers from heat and brush one more time with marinade.  Cover finished kebabs with foil and let them rest 5 minutes.
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes

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