Pork Bites with Shaved Asparagus Salad

Prep time: 10min
Total time: 40min
Serves: 4
1 lb
bunch asparagus, trimmed
500 g
¼ cup
canola oil, divided
60 mL
2 tbsp
rice vinegar
30 mL
1
clove garlic, minced
¼ tsp
hot pepper flakes
1 mL
1
(1 lb/500 g) pork tenderloin, cut in 1-in. (2.5-cm) cubes
2 tbsp
soy sauce
30 mL
1 tbsp
hot sauce
15 mL
2 tsp
brown sugar
10 mL
⅓ cup
crumbled goat cheese
75 mL
4
wooden skewers, soaked
Per serving (¼ of the recipe):
calories
310
fat
20 g
saturated fat
4 g
carbs
6 g
sugar
4 g
protein
26 g
cholestrol
65 mg
fibre
1 g
sodium
460 mg

Directions

  1. With vegetable peeler, shave asparagus lengthwise into paper-thin strips. In large bowl, toss shaved asparagus with 2 tbsp (30 mL) oil, vinegar, garlic and hot pepper flakes. Let stand 15 min.

  2. Meanwhile, toss pork with remaining oil, soy sauce, hot sauce and brown sugar. Thread onto skewers.

  3. Place pork skewers on grill preheated to medium-high. Cook 8 to 10 min. or until just cooked through.

  4. Divide asparagus onto 4 plates. Remove pork from skewers and place on asparagus salad. Sprinkle with goat cheese to serve