Pork kebabs tandoori-style recipe

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serves: 4
Skill: easy
Prep: 2 hr 15 min
Cooking: 15 min
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  • An Indian-inspired dish of chunks of lean pork marinated in spiced yogurt and grilled. Perfect with salad and wraps in the summer when you can pop the kebabs on the BBQ.


    • 675g lean pork, cut into 2cm thick pieces
    • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
    • 1 garlic clove, crushed
    • 2cm piece root ginger, grated
    • ½-1tsp chilli powder
    • 11/2tsp each of ground cumin, ground coriander and turmeric
    • 8tbsp whole milk natural yogurt and extra to serve
    • 2tbsp freshly chopped coriander


    • Put the pork in a shallow dish and season well. Mix the remaining ingredients together except the fresh coriander and spoon over the pork. Mix well to coat. Cover and chill for 2 hrs.

    • Preheat the grill to a medium setting. Thread the pork between 8 skewers and place them on a grill rack. Brush them with any spiced yogurt that’s left in the dish.

    • Grill for 7-8 mins then turn over and brush with more spiced yogurt. Return to the grill to cook for a further 6-7 mins until tender and thoroughly cooked.

    • To serve, drain the pork kebabs and sprinkle with chopped coriander. Ideal served with crisp salad, wraps and extra yogurt to spoon over.

    Top tip for making Pork kebabs tandoori-style

    These kebabs are delicious as they are but if you have more time, leave them to marinate overnight for even more flavour. They are good cold as part of a picnic or packed lunch.

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