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

Combine sesame seeds and salt in a small bowl.


Combine 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.


Thread 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.


Serve with the sesame salt and watercress, if desired.

Photo: Bauer/Ian Wallace

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