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Chuzos o Pinchos de Cerdo (Colombian Grilled Pork Skewers)

Chuzos o Pinchos de Cerdo (Colombian Grilled Pork Skewers)

Erica Dinho
5 from 13 votes
Course Main Course
Cuisine Colombian
Servings 4 servings


  • 2 pounds pork meat cut into pieces
  • 1 large onion chopped
  • 6 garlic cloves minced
  • 4 chopped scallions
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 cup of beer
  • ΒΌ cup of water
  • Salt and black pepper
  • Vegetable oil for brushing the skewers


  • Place the onion, garlic, scallion, ground cumin, beer, water, salt and pepper in the food processor. Place half of the marinade in a large zip lock plastic bag.
  • Add the pork pieces and let it marinate for 24 hours or for at least overnight in the refrigerator. Store the remaining marinade in a container in the fridge.
  • Preheat the grill to high. Thread the pork onto skewers and brush with vegetable oil. Brush the pork often with the remaining marinade while it is on the grill.
  • Grill until browned on all sides, 5 to 7 minutes total. Serve the skewers with a papa salada and small arepa.
Keyword Pork recipes
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