BBQ pork skewers with tomato chilli jam

This marinade is also great on barbecue pork forequarter chops or pork steaks!

Prep time 30 minutes
Cook time 15 minutes
Serves 4 people


  • 600g diced lean pork (topside)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 lemon, zested and juiced
  • 2 tablespoons coriander leaves, roughly chopped
  • Salt and pepper

Tomato Chilli Jam

  • 2 ripe tomatoes, finely diced
  • ¼ cup sweet chilli sauce
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 12 bamboo skewers, soaked


  1. Combine the olive oil, lemon zest and juice, coriander, salt and pepper in a glass bowl.
  2. Add the diced pork to the marinade and marinate for as long as possible, up to 12 hours.
  3. Thread 3-4 marinated pieces of pork onto each of the skewers.
  4. Preheat a griddle pan or BBQ on medium to high heat and cook skewers for 4-5 minutes turning and basting frequently. Remove and allow the skewers to rest in a warm place for 5 minutes.
  5. Combine all the ingredients for chilli jam in a small pan and cook, stirring over a medium heat for 8-10 minutes until the jam is thick and syrupy.
  6. Serve skewers on a large serving platter with chilli jam on the side.

(Recipe and photo thanks to Australian Pork)