Caribbean Pork and Couscous Salad

Caribbean Pork and Couscous Salad

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Ready in 45 minutes

This makes a satisfying summer supper or hearty lunch with some warmed crusty bread to complete the meal.


2 boneless pork chops; cut into 3/4-inch cubes
1 tablespoon Caribbean-style rub*
1 10-oz package couscous
2 cups Boiling water
1/2 teaspoon Salt
1/2 cup dried cherries
4 green onions; sliced
2 oranges; peeled and sliced
1 medium cucumber; sliced
4 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoon Orange juice
1 1/2 teaspoons Brown sugar
2 tablespoons Pecans; chopped

Original recipe makes 4



In plastic bag, shake together the pork cubes and Caribbean rub to evenly coat the pork. Skewer pork and grill over medium-hot fire for 8 minutes, turning occasionally to brown evenly.

Meanwhile, in large bowl combine couscous and boiling water and 1/2 teaspoon salt; let sit 5 minutes. Stir cherries and green onions into couscous. Arrange cucumber slices around the edge of four dinner plates; equally portion couscous mixture onto plates; topping with orange slices and pork cubes.

Stir together oil, orange juice, orange zest, brown sugar; season with salt and pepper. Drizzle over salads and garnish each salad with some chopped pecans.


Republished with Permission, National Pork Council

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