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Greek Pork Kabobs

Greek Pork KabobsImage

A simple marinade with bold herbaceous flavor and a citrus kick!

Ingredients:

1/4 cup italian white wine vinegar

1/4 cup olive oil

4 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

1 1/2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce (or soy sauce and dash of fish sauce)

1 tablespoon dried oregano

1 teaspoon dried thyme

3-4 cloves fresh minced garlic (or to taste)

2 teaspoons dried red pepper flakes (or to taste)

1 teaspoon black pepper (or to tasted)

Season Salt to taste

1.5-2lbs Bonless Country Style Pork Ribs (Cut into approximately 1″ cubes)

Bamboo Skewers (10-12)

Directions:

1. In a bowl mix all ingredients.

2. Add in the pork cubes and place into a large resealable bag; seal and refrigerate for 8-24 hours turning the bag occasionally to coat pork cubes evenly with the marinade.

3.  Soak bamboo skewers in water for 30 minutes.

4. Remove the pork cubes from the bag and thread on skewers.

5. Grill over medium-high heat turning occasionally for about 8 minutes or until the pork is cooked to desired done-ness.  Let rest for about 5 minutes and serve. Enjoy!

Garnish with fresh herbs (parsley or basil)

Thai Inspired Grilled Chicken

This recipe takes its inspiration from Thai cuisine while using easy to find ingredients!

ImageIngredients:

Servings: 4-6

12 boneless skinless chicken thighs (cut into 1/4″ strips)
3 tbsp dried basil or 1/3 cup fresh basil
1/3 cup chopped fresh cilantro
1/2 tablespoon minced ginger
1 tablespoon minced garlic
3 jalapenos (sliced) (remove seeds if less heat desired)
1 1/2 tablespoons soy sauce
1 1/2 tablespoons fish sauce
1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon brown sugar (or splenda)

Salt (to taste)

Directions:

1 Combine all ingredients
2 Mix thoroughly and add to zip lock or non reactive pan covered.
3 Leave to marinate at least one hour, preferably overnight.
4 Grill all ingredients on indoor griddle, cast iron, or large skillet.  Brown on each side to get good caramelization.  Serve with steamed rice.

Habanero Grilled Shrimp!

Habanero Grilled Shrimp!

An easy way to get summer flavors during the winter!

Habanero Grilled Shrimp

Habanero Grilled Shrimp

Habanero Grilled Shrimp

INGREDIENTS

25 large shrimp (peeled and deveined)

5 bamboo skewers (soaked in water at least 10 minutes)

1/2 tbsp garlic powder

1/2 tbsp onion powder

1/2 tbsp freshed cracked pepper

1/2 tbsp mustard powder

1/2 tbsp curry powder

1 tbsp habanero powder (can substitute cayenne and lessen amount for less spice)

2 tbsp ghee

1 lemon (cut into wedges)

Salt (to taste)

DIRECTIONS

1. Heat flat surface of indoor griddle to high.

2. Mix together all seasonings (except salt).

3. Toss shrimp into seasonings and coat well.  Place 5 shrimp on each skewer piercing both the head and tail. Salt to taste.

4. Melt two tablespoons of ghee on griddle and spread unto surface.

5. Place skewers on griddle and cook about 2-3 minutes per side. Ensure shrimp gets a slight char for extra flavor.

6. Remove from griddle and squeeze fresh lemon juice over shrimp.

Options: Fresh parsley for garnish. Serve over roasted vegetables or dirty rice.