Grilled Barbecue Pork Bites

Grilled Barbecue Pork Bites

Try this bite-sized, grill-friendly barbecue pork appetizer plus creamy dipping sauce, sure to be gone in a flash. It’ll work indoors on the broiler, too.

Prep Time

35

Minutes

Total Time

50

Minutes

Makes

8

servings

1
pork tenderloin (3/4 to 1 lb)
1
tablespoon chili powder
1
teaspoon ground cumin
1
teaspoon packed brown sugar
1/4
teaspoon garlic powder
1/8
teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
1/2
cup mayonnaise or salad dressing
1/2
teaspoon ground mustard
1
medium green onion, finely chopped (1 tablespoon)
  1. Cut pork into 32 (1-inch) pieces; place in medium bowl. In small bowl, mix chili powder, cumin, brown sugar, garlic powder and red pepper. Reserve 2 teaspoons spice mixture; sprinkle remaining mixture over pork pieces; stir to coat completely. Let stand 15 minutes.
  2. In small bowl, mix mayonnaise, mustard, reserved 2 teaspoons spice mixture and the onion; set aside.
  3. Heat gas or charcoal grill. Spray grill basket (grill “wok’) with cooking spray. Spoon pork into basket.
  4. Place basket on grill. Cover grill; cook over medium heat 10 to 12 minutes, shaking basket or stirring pork once or twice, until pork is no longer pink in center. Serve with toothpicks and mayonnaise mixture for dipping.
Makes 8 servings (4 pork pieces and 1 tablespoon dip each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
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This amount of pork fits nicely in most grill baskets, but you could also thread the pieces on skewers to cook them.
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If you opt for bamboo skewers, soak them in water for 30 minutes before using to prevent burning. Turn the skewers once during cooking.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 160
    • (Calories from Fat 110),
  • Total Fat 13g
    • (Saturated Fat 2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 30mg;
  • Sodium 105mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 2g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 1g),
  • Protein 10g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 0 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 1 1/2 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 0;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.