Grilled Pork Skewers Recipe

This grilled pork recipe is easy! Plus, you can use lemongrass stalks as skewers.

Use lemongrass stalks as skewers for extra flavor in this grilled pork recipe. 

Grilled Pork Skewers Recipe

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This grilled pork recipe is easy! Plus, you can use lemongrass stalks as skewers.
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Resting Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Course Main Dishes
Cuisine Thai
Servings 4


Grilled Pork Skewers Ingredients

  • 1 4-inch stalk lemongrass (tanglad) sliced, plus 8 stalks
  • 4 cloves Garlic minced
  • 4 pieces coriander root
  • 2 stalks green onion
  • 500 Grams pork use ground pork
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons fish sauce (patis)
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • vegetable oil for brushing
  • Sweet chili sauce to serve


  • Pound (or whiz) together sliced lemongrass, garlic, coriander root, and green onions until a paste forms using a mortar and pestle (or a food processor).
  • Mix together lemongrass mixture and ground pork in a large bowl. Add sugar, fish sauce, and black pepper.
  • Divide mixture into 8 portions; form each into a ball using your hands. (Moisten your hands to prevent meat from sticking.)
  • Insert a lemongrass stalk halfway into each meatball. Mold meat around lemongrass stalk to form logs. Brush with oil.
  • Preheat a charcoal grill or grill pan. Grill skewers for 4 minutes on each side or until cooked through. Serve with sweet chili sauce.
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