These marinated pork kebabs served over a spicy Asian noodle salad are the perfect dish to spice up your summer grilling menu.
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I’m all about firing up the grill as often as possible over summer. We spend as much time outside as we can, even if it’s just cooking, is always time well spent.
We have baby birds in the eaves behind our house right now, the leaves are back on the trees, and everything is green (well except the back lawn, apparently the sprinkler system needs to be fixed this week). I love the sound of lawnmowers firing up on the weekends, followed by the smell of freshly cut grass.
If you are tired of throwing the same thing on the grill and want to get creative with your summer menu, we have just the recipe. This recipe for marinated pork skewers with a spicy Asian-inspired noodle salad is delicious.
The best part is that buying the pre-marinated and seasoned Smithfield Roasted Garlic & Herb Fresh Pork Loin Filet means this recipe takes less than 30-minutes to make.
Marinated pork kebab with spicy Asian noodle salad
- 1 Smithfield Roasted Garlic & Herb Fresh Pork Loin Filet - makes approx 10 medium-sized kebabs
- 1 14oz pkg Lo Mein noodles
- 1 red pepper - cut into small strips
- 1 carrot - cut into matchsticks
- 1 cup Napa cabbage - shredded
- 4 green onions - white and green chopped and separated
- 1/2 tbs freshly grated ginger
- 1 tbs sesame seed oil
- 1/3 cup peanut butter
- 1/4 cup soy sauce
- 1/2 cup hot water
- 1 tbs rice vinegar
- 1 tbs sambal
- 2 tbs fresh Thai basil
- The first thing you want to do is get a large pot of water going on the stove (for the noodles) and fire up the grill outside. While the grill is preheating, prepare your kebabs.
- Soak your wood skewers in water for 15-20 minutes, this helps to prevent them from burning on the grill.
- While the skewers are soaking, slice the Smithfield Marinated Fresh Pork into thin pieces, and then cut those in half again. Put pieces of pork onto the skewers and grill until cooked through, turning midway through cooking.
- As soon as the water on the stove is boiling, add the Lo Mein noodles and cook according to the package directions. Rinse with water once cooked to stop them from cooking any further and becoming sticky.
- In a skillet on the stove add the sesame oil, heat, and then add the whites of the onions. Saute until translucent, and then add the ginger. Cook for another minute or so, then add all of your other sauce ingredients - hot water, peanut butter, soy cause, rice vinegar, and sambal. Stir until heated through.
- Pour over the noodles and toss in the fresh Napa cabbage, carrots, red pepper, and Thai basil.
- Serve with the pork skewers.
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Looking for more recipes using a pork loin? Try these:
- One-pan pork tenderloin with bacon and apples
- Pork and rice bowl using leftover pork loin
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