Pinchos Morunos (Moorish Pointed Stick or Thorns)

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by Member 610488

TAPAS RECIPE: This recipe highlights the Moorish influence on Spanish cooking.

Top Review by loof751

Tasty pork recipe! I used smoked paprika and loved the combination with the cumin and coriander. Marinated about 3 hours, then cooked on the grill and really enjoyed - thanks for sharing the recipe! Made for ZWT8, Chefs gone WILD!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Thread the meat onto 12 bamboo skewers. Season lightly on both sides with salt and pepper.
  2. Combine the cumin, coriander, pimenton and oregano. Smash the garlic cloves to a paste with a little salt, mix in the olive oil and combine with the dry spices.
  3. Rub the seasoning mixture onto the meat with your fingers. Place on plate, plastic wrap and refrigerate until ready to cook, up to several hours.
  4. Place a large cast-iron skillet or griddle over medium-high heat until nearly smoking. Cook the skewers about 3 minutes on each side until nicely browned. Serve hot with lemon wedges.

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