In the 21st century, most Americans are very familiar with the Indonesian-inspired peanut sauces, redolent of soy, ginger, garlic and cilantro, that season meat and poultry. This is easy to do at home, and marries very well with pork. Serve with hot cooked rice garnished with chopped cilantro, warm flour tortillas and a cucumber salad dressed with rice vinegar.
- 1 pound pork loin roast (boneless)
- 2 tablespoons peanut butter
- 1/2 cup onion (minced)
- 1 clove garlic (minced)
- 2 tablespoons lemon juice
- 2 tablespoons soy sauce
- 1 tablespoon brown sugar
- 1 dash hot pepper sauce
- 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
- Cut pork into 1/2-inch cubes, place in shallow bowl. Blend remaining ingredients together (a blender does this well) and pour over pork in bowl; toss to blend well. Marinate pork for 10 minutes.
- Prepare a medium-hot fire in grill. Thread pork onto skewers; grill for 10-12 minutes, turning occasionally, until evenly browned.