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Grilled Pork Kebabs with California Fresh Figs

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Quick Facts

Servings: 4
Prep Time: 30 min.
Cook Time: 10 min.
Total: 40 min.
Charred bell peppers, juicy figs, and tangy pork—these kebabs are sure to please everyone at your next barbecue. Serve with a rice pilaf.


  • Marinade1/4 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 cup seasoned rice vinegar
  • 1/4 cup fresh orange juice
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 lb pork tenderloin
  • 4 large fresh California figs, halved lengthwise
  • 1 large orange bell pepper, seeded, cut into 1-inch squares
  • 1 large green bell pepper, seeded, cut into 1-inch squares
  • 1 red onion, peeled and quartered, separated and cut into large squares
  • 4 10-inch skewers
  • Vegetable cooking spray


  • For marinade, combine honey, mustard, rice vinegar, and orange juice in a shallow, non-reactive dish; stir together. Reserve 1/2 marinade.
  • Trim fat from pork and cut crosswise into sixteen slices; add to marinade, turning to coat well. Cover and let stand in refrigerator for at least 30 minutes.
  • Remove and drain pork; discarding marinade. Alternating pepper squares, onion squares, pork slices, and fig halves, thread onto four skewers.
  • Coat grill or barbecue rack with cooking spray; place over medium-hot coals.
  • Arrange skewers on rack and cook 4 minutes, basting occasionally with reserved marinade. Turn, baste, and cook 4 minutes more or until pork is done (165°F) and figs are heated through.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 302
  Calories from Fat 42 (14%)
(8%)Total Fat 5g
(7%)Saturated Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 2g
(25%)Cholesterol 74mg
(10%)Sodium 250mg
(26%)Potassium 906mg
Total Carbohydrate 46g
(16%)Dietary Fiber 4g
Sugars 30g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(53%)Protein 26g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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