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Pork Yakimono With Green And Yellow Squash Ribbons

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Ingredients
  Lean boneless pork 6 Ounce (Preferably From The Loin Or Leg)
  Yellow squash 1 Medium
  Zucchini 1 Medium
For marinade
  Soy sauce 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Grated peeled ginger 1 Tablespoon (Fresh)
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), minced
  Honey 3 Tablespoon
  Orange 1 Medium, peel grated and juiced to make 1 cup
  Packed light brown sugar 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
Directions

To Marinate: Combine soy sauce, ginger, garlic, honey, orange peel, and orange juice in a heavy plastic zipper bag or glass bowl.
(Marinade may be refrigerated overnight.) Cut pork into 3/8-inch-thick strips, about 4 inches long and 1 1/2 inches wide.
Pound lightly to make even thickness.
Cut zucchini and yellow squash into 4-inch pieces.
Using food processor with 1/4-inch (4 mm) slicing blade or a sharp knife, slice lengthwise into 1/4-inch-thick strips.
You will need 8 slices of each.
Add pork and squash strips to marinade.
Marinate for up to 4 hours in refrigerator, turning occasionally.
To Grill or Broil: As close to serving as possible, prepare coals, oil grill rack, and place it 3 to 4 inches from coals.
Place a slice of zucchini and yellow squash on each slice of pork and thread onto skewers.
When coals are hot, place brown sugar on small plate and dip each side of skewer into sugar.
Grill over hot coals for 1 1/2 minutes per side, or until cooked through.
Or, if desired, the skewers may be broiled as close to the heat source as possible.
Serve warm or at room temperature.

Things You Will Need
8 (6-inch) bamboo or metal skewers, soaked in cold water if bamboo

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Japanese
Ingredient: 
Pork
Interest: 
Everyday

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