Thai Pork Kebabs & California Strawberry Quinoa Salad
Serves: 8 servings
 
Ingredients
Thai Pork Kebabs
  • 1 cup hulled and quartered California strawberries
  • ¼ cup freshly squeezed orange juice
  • ¼ tsp ground cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp ground cumin
  • ⅛ tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 lb pork tenderloin, cut into ¼-inch x 4-inch strips
  • 16 bamboo skewers
Strawberry Quinoa Salad
  • 1 cup dry quinoa, cooked according to package directions and cooled
  • ¼ cup minced sweet yellow onion
  • 1 cup finely shredded Napa cabbage
  • ½ cup finely diced cucumber
  • 1 cup diced California strawberries
Dressing
  • 1½ tbsp olive oil
  • ⅓ cup hulled and quartered California strawberries
  • 1 Tbsp freshly squeezed orange juice
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp freshly ground black pepper
To serve
  • ¼ cup salted peanuts, coarsely chopped, optional
  • 1 lime, cut into wedges
Instructions
To make Thai Pork Kebabs
  1. Place strawberries, orange juice, cinnamon, cumin and cayenne pepper in the work bowl of a food processor and puree until smooth. Pour into a medium mixing bowl. Add pork strips, stirring to coat all sides. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
  2. Immerse skewers in water for 20-30 minutes (this will keep skewers from burning).
  3. Heat a grill or grill pan over medium high heat. Thread pork onto skewers and grill for 3 minutes. Turn and grill for an additional 2-3 minutes or until cooked through.
To make the Strawberry Quinoa Salad:
  1. Place quinoa in a large bowl. Add onion, cabbage, cucumber, and strawberries; stir gently to combine.
To make the dressing:
  1. Place all dressing ingredients in the work bowl of a food processor or blender and pulse until smooth.
To serve:
  1. Place kebabs over Strawberry Quinoa Salad and drizzle with Dressing.
  2. Garnish with peanuts and serve with a lime wedge for squeezing.
Notes
Serve immediately or cover and refrigerate for up to 2 hours.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 2 skewers with salad Calories: 225 kcal Fat: 8 g Saturated fat: 2 g Trans fat: 0 g Carbohydrates: 20 g Sugar: 4 g Sodium: 195 mg Fiber: 3 g Protein: 19 g Cholesterol: 41 mg
Recipe by California Strawberries at http://www.californiastrawberries.com/thai-pork-kebabs-with-california-strawberry-quinoa-salad-recipe/