Pork Satay with Spicy Peanut Sauce
- 2 tbsp lime juice, fresh
- 1/4 c. canned unsweetened coconut milk
- 3 tbsp creamy, or chunky peanut butter
- 2 tbsp mint leaves, fresh
- 2 tbsp basil leaves, fresh
- 1 1/2 tsp red hot pepper sauce
- 1 lb pork tenderloin
- 1 1/2 tsp coriander, ground
- 3/4 tsp salt
- 1/2 tsp sugar
- 1/4 c. lime juice, fresh
- 1 tbsp sugar
- 1/4 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
- 1 European, (hothouse) cucumber
- 1 red bell pepper
DirectionsIn food processor or blender, process lime juice, coconut milk, peanut butter, mint, basil, hot sauce, soy sauce, and 1 tablespoon water until smooth; set sauce aside.
Cut tenderloin crosswise into thirds (pieces about 4 inches long).
Cut each piece lengthwise into 1/2-inch thick slices.
In medium bowl, combine coriander, salt and sugar.
Add pork and toss to coat.
Thread 2 pork slices each onto 10-inch skewers.
Arrange skewers in one layer on broiler pan and broil 6 inches from heat for 3 minutes per side, or until pork is cooked through.
Serve skewers with peanut sauce and Asian Cucumber Salad.
For the Asian Cucumber Salad: In 1-quart saucepan, combine 1/4 cup lime juice, 1 tablespoon sugar, and 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes and bring to a boil.
Boil 1 minute; cool to room temperature.
Add 1 diced European (hothouse) cucumber and 1 chopped red bell pepper, and toss to combine.
Cover and chill salad until ready to serve.