Pork Satay With Peanut Sauce

Pork Satay With Peanut Sauce

1 1/2 lb. pork tenderloin (700gr)
1/2 cup vegetable oil of oil (125ml)
3 tbsp of Soya sauce (45ml)
3 tsp of ground cumin (15ml)
1 tsp freshly ground pepper (5ml)
8 x wooden skewers 10 inch (25cm) soaked in cool water 1 hour prior to grilling
1 tbsp vegetable oil for brushing (15ml)

Dipping sauce
1 tbsp vegetable oil
1 x medium onion, chopped fine
1 tbsp garlic chopped fine (15 ml)
1 tsp cumin (5ml)
1 tsp mild chili powder (5ml)
1 tsp curry powder (5ml)
1 tsp chili flakes (5ml)
1 1/2 cup crunchy peanut butter (375ml)
2 tbsp of honey (15ml)
3 tbsp of tomato puree (45ml)
1 tbsp lime juice (15ml)
Juice of 1 orange

Pork Satay With Peanut Sauce

Cut pork tenderloin in 4 inch (10cm) by 1 inch (2.5cm) lengths.

Place the pork strips in a large sealable bag.

Whisk marinade ingredients together in a small bowl to combine. Pour over
the pork and place in the refrigerator. Let marinade for 4 hours and up to

Remove pork from refrigerator, strain pork in a colander. Discard marinade
and pat pork dry.

Thread pork on to soaked bamboo skewers. Brush pork with oil and season to
taste with salt and pepper.

Preheat the grill to medium high heat. 375°F/190°C Place a sheet of aluminum
foil 4 inches (10cm) by 10 inches (25cm) in the center of grill. Oil the
grill to prevent sticking.

Place skewers on grill with the ends of the skewers over aluminum foil.
(This is done to prevent skewers from burning).

Cook the skewers 3-4 minutes per side. Remove pork, place on tray and
loosely cover with aluminum foil.

Let pork rest 5 minutes before serving.

Serve with the Satay sauce.

Dipping sauce

Chop onion into small dice. Heat oil over high heat in a medium sized
skillet. Add onion and sauté till onion is translucent about 3 minutes.

Reduce heat to medium low and add the cumin, chili flakes, curry and chili
powder. Cook for 2 minutes stirring constantly. Add the honey, peanut butter
and tomato paste.

Using a wire whisk, slowly add the coconut milk until a smooth consistency
is achieved.

Let this cook for 10 minutes.

Remove from heat and add orange and lime juice. Cover and keep warm. (Can be reheated at low temperature stirring constantly for 10 minutes).