Char-Grilled Pork Skewers With Sesame Salt

Char-Grilled Pork Skewer with Sesame Salt

Looking for a fresh barbecue idea? Try these mouthwatering Char-Grilled Pork Skewers flavoured with sesame salt and a honey and oyster sauce.


2 tbsps sesame seeds

2 tsps sea salt flakes

300 g piece of pork neck, sliced into very thin strips

2 spring onions, bruised, chopped coarsely

2 stalks lemongrass, trimmed and chopped finely

¼ cup (60 ml) fish sauce

1 tsp oyster sauce

1 tsp white sugar

1 tbsp honey

½ tsp pepper

¼ cup (60 ml) vegetable oil

8 medium bamboo skewers, soaked in water for 30 mins


1Combine sesame seeds and salt in a small bowl.

2Combine pork, spring onions, lemongrass, fish sauce, oyster sauce, sugar, honey, pepper and oil in a mixing bowl. Cover with plastic wrap and marinate overnight in the refrigerator.

3Thread the pork onto the pre-soaked bamboo skewers. Cook on a pre-heated barbecue or grill pan for about 3 mins or until brown and cooked.

4Serve with the sesame salt and watercress, if desired.