Lebanese Style Pork Skewers

Courtesy to Australian Pork

25 minutes
15 minutes
4 people


  • 500g pork mince
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely grated
  • ¼ cup flat leaf parsley leaves, finely chopped
  • ¼ cup mint leaves, finely chopped, plus extra to serve
  • 2 tablespoon pine nuts, toasted
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 2 teaspoons ground coriander
  • 2 teaspoons ground sumac
  • ½ teaspoon fine salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground white pepper
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil, plus extra to serve
  • Tabbouli, hummus, Lebanese bread, lemon wedges and pomegranate seeds, to serve


  1. Place pork mince into a large mixing bowl. Add garlic, herbs, pine nuts and spices. Season with salt and pepper.
  2. Using your hands, mix the pork mixture until thoroughly combined. Divide pork mixture into 8 portions. Mould each portion firmly into logs and insert a metal skewer lengthways into each.
  3. Preheat a large char-grill pan over medium heat. Drizzle pork skewers with oil and cook, turning occasionally, for 12-15 minutes until lightly charred and cooked through.
  4. Serve pork skewers with tabbouli, hummus, Lebanese bread, lemon wedges, pomegranate seeds, extra mint leaves and a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil.