Grilled Apricot-Pork Skewers

Dairy-free
Diabetes Appropriate
Egg-free
Heart-Healthy
Low-Calorie
Low-Carbohydrate
Low-Cholesterol
Low-Fat
Low-Saturated Fat
Low-Sodium
Low-Sugar
Nut-free
Soy-free
Weight Management
Wheat-Free / Gluten-Free
Dish type
Dinner
Serves
4
Ready in
25 minutes*

Ingredients

  • 1 (1-lb.) pork loin, cut into 2-inch cubes
  • 1/4 cup apricot preserves
  • 1 tbsp. honey
  • 1 tsp. olive oil
  • 2 tbsp. chopped fresh rosemary
  • 1/4 to 1/2 tsp. crushed red pepper flakes
  • 4 fresh apricots, pitted, cut into wedges
  • 2 cups fresh watercress or mixed greens (optional)
  • Additional chopped fresh rosemary (optional)

Directions

Prep Time
15 minutes*
Cook Time
10 minutes
Ready in
25 minutes*
  1. In a large resealable plastic bag combine pork, preserves, honey, oil, rosemary and red pepper flakes. Seal bag; turn to coat. Refrigerate 1 to 8 hours.
  2. Preheat grill to medium-high (350°F to 400°F). Remove pork from marinade; reserve marinade. Alternately thread pork and apricots onto skewers.? Brush with reserved marinade.
  3. Place skewers on grill. Grill, covered, 6 to 8 minutes or until an instant-read thermometer inserted into the pork registers 160°F, turning skewers occasionally. If desired, place skewers on a bed of watercress, sprinkle with rosemary, and serve.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size
1
Per Serving
Calories 161, Calories Fat 38, Total Fat 4g, Saturated Fat 1g, Cholesterol 55mg, Sodium 47mg, Carbohydrate 12g, Protein 18g
Serving Size1
Calories161
Calories Fat38
Calories (fat) extra23
Total Fat4g
Total Fat (extra)7
Saturated Fat1g
Saturated Fat (extra)6
Cholesterol55mg
Cholesterol (extra)18
Sodium47mg
Sodium (extra)2
Potassium412mg
Carbohydrate12g
Carbohydrate (extra)4
Fiber0g
Fiber (extra)3
Sugars8g
Protein18g
Omega30g
Vitamin A712IU
Vitamin A (extra)14
Vitamin C5mg
Vitamin C (extra)9
Iron1mg
Iron (extra)7