Pork and Apple Skewers

Pork and Apple Skewers

We bumped up the flavor in these succulent pork and apple skewers with onion, balsamic vinegar, and plum preserves.

The savory, sweet, and tart flavors meld and complement each other beautifully.

Even better — these come together in less than half and hour and make a great quick lunch or dinner.

5 from 1 vote

Pork and Apple Skewers

These succulent skewers are a fast and easy dinner!

Course main
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 12 mins
Total Time 27 mins
Servings 2 servings, 2 skewers each
Calories 252 kcal


  • 2 Tbsp. balsamic vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp. all-natural tomato paste
  • 2 Tbsp. all-fruit plum preserves
  • 1 Tbsp. water
  • 8 oz. / 230 g raw pork loin, cut into 12 cubes
  • 1 small apple, peeled, cut into 8 wedges
  • 1 medium red onion, cut into 8 wedges
  • 1 tsp. olive oil
  • ½ tsp. sea salt (or Himalayan salt)
  • ¼ tsp. ground black pepper


  1. Preheat grill or broiler to medium-high.

  2. Combine vinegar, tomato paste, preserves, and water in a small bowl; whisk to blend. Set aside.

  3. Place a piece of pork, a wedge of apple, and a wedge of onion onto a skewer. Repeat, and add an additional piece of pork. Each skewer will have three pieces of pork, two pieces of apple, and two pieces of onion. Repeat with three remaining skewers.

  4. Brush skewers with oil; season with salt and pepper.

  5. Grill or broil skewers for 6 to 8 minutes, turning every 2 minutes.

  6. Brush with vinegar mixture; cook for an additional 5 to 6 minutes, turning occasionally, and brushing occasionally with vinegar mixture, until pork is no longer pink in the middle and juices run clear.

Recipe Notes

Protein Power (P)

The Nutrition Facts box below provides estimated nutritional information for this recipe.*

* Total Sugar 19 g, Added Sugar 0 g

Nutrition Facts
Pork and Apple Skewers
Amount Per Serving (2 skewers)
Calories 252 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Fat 5g8%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 74mg25%
Sodium 654mg28%
Carbohydrates 26g9%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 19g21%
Protein 25g50%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Container Equivalents
½ Green
1 Purple
1 Red
½ tsp.

Gut Protocol Portion Fix Containers
½ Green
1 Purple
1 Red A
½ tsp.

2B Mindset Plate It!
Serve on top of 2 cups (170 g) cooked cauliflower rice to make a complete lunch.