Pork and Pineapple Skewers

Pork tenderloin is perfect for grilling because it stays tender and juicy. The sweet and slightly spicy rub blends nicely with pineapple.

Serves: 4Prep: 1 hourCook: 10 minutesTotal: 1 hour 10 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4


  • 1 pound pork tenderloin, cut in 1” cubes
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons sweet paprika
  • 2 teaspoons onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1⁄4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup fresh pineapple cubes (12 cubes)
  • 4 (12”) metal or wooden skewers (Soak skewers if using wooden ones)


  • In medium bowl, toss pork with oil to coat. In small bowl, mix all remaining ingredients except pineapple; sprinkle over pork and toss to coat completely. Cover bowl and refrigerate 1 hour to marinate.
  • Thread pork and pineapple on skewers. Heat gas or charcoal grill to medium heat. Place skewers on grill.
  • Cook 10-15 minutes or until thermometer in thickest part of cubes reads 140°F, turning once and rotating skewers for more even cooking.
  • Refrigerate leftovers.