food and drink 10.1.2018 02:08 pm

Recipe: Spicy pork and grape koftas

Spicy pork and grape koftas.

Spicy pork and grape koftas.

Enjoy the combination of sweet and savoury with this delicious recipe.


500g pork mince
1 onion, peeled and grated
5ml (1 tsp) dried chillies, crushed
2,5ml (½ tsp) garlic powder
Handful fresh coriander, chopped + extra, to garnish
Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
500g white seedless grapes
Olive oil, to fry
Ready-made BBQ sauce, to serve


1. Preheat the oven to 180°C.

2. In a large bowl, mix together the mince, onion, chillies, garlic powder and coriander and season to taste.

3. Thread 3 grapes along a wooden skewer, then cover with the mince mixture to form a sausage shape. Repeat with the remaining grapes and mince and refrigerate to chill, 10 minutes.

4. Add the oil to a saucepan over medium heat and fry the skewers until browned, 5 minutes on each side. Place them on a baking tray and bake in the oven until cooked through, 20 – 30 minutes.

5. Serve with a side of BBQ sauce and garnished with the extra coriander.

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