Moorish Lamb or Pork Skewers - Pinchos
Spanish Tapas recipe for Moorish Lamb or Pork Skewers
(Pinchos Morunos) comes from Chef Ewa of Finca
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for Moorish Lamb or Pork Skewers
pork or lamb fillet of 450g / 1lb, trimmed of all
the fat and sinew
1/2 tsp each of coriander seeds, cumin seeds and fennel
seeds, roughly ground
1 tsp sweet smoked Spanish paprika
2 garlic cloves, crushed to a paste
1tbsp fresh or dried oregano
1 tbsp red wine vinegar
1tbsp olive oil
3 tbsp finely chopped fresh rosemary leaves
2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
1 glass white wine (not too sharp and acidic)
2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
salt and freshly ground black pepper
to make Moorish Lamb or Pork Skewers
the pork or lamb fillet in half lengthways and then
into 3 cm cubes.
the pork in a large mixing bowl and add the marinade
dry spices, garlic and vinegar and mix thoroughly.
in the fridge for 2 hours.
ready to cook, thread pieces of meat on to the skewers.
or griddle over a high heat for about 2 minutes each
side until slightly charred on the outside but still
with salt and pepper and serve.
4 - 6