Every year when we visit our County Fair one of the must have treats, is Pork on a Stick! After years of experimenting and searching for the perfect flavor, we just happened to stumble upon it when we tried a new recipe for grilled pork chops recently. If you are a fan of the delicate flavors in Chinese cuisine these are a treat right up your alley.

The marinade for these pork skewers goes a long way, when we first made these I was concerned that the recipe would not make enough for the amount of meat I had purchased. Pleasantly I was surprised and found that there was more than enough to do the job. Marinating the meat not only infuses the flavors of the varying ingredients, but also helps to tenderize it so we save a little money by buying pork chops instead of a pork tenderloin.

Some cuts of pork can be expensive, but by using pork chops and cutting them into bite size pieces for the skewers we are able to make this a frugal treat for the entire family. And if you wanted to make these for a meal, might I suggest a little fried rice…that would be yummy!

So next time you are looking to switch things up a little give your family a little taste of the Orient, you’ll be the King of the Crowd!

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Pork on a Stick

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  • 68 Pork Chops {depending on how many skewers you are making}
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 4 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons apple juice
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced


  1. In a bowl, combine all ingredients except pork
  2. Cut pork chops into bite-size pieces
  3. Place pork in a ziploc bag.
  4. Pour marinade over pork and seal.
  5. Place in fridge for 2-3 hours.
  6. Drain and discard marinade.
  7. Add pork to skewers. If you are using wooden skewers, be sure to soak them in water to prevent burning.
  8. Grill skewers on medium high heat for about 10-12 minutes turning often.

What are your favorite Fair treats?

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