Grilled Vegetable Skewers with Mop Sauce Recipe

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Grilled Vegetable Skewers With Mop Sauce Recipe


Makes 4 servings

  • 1/2 cup strong black coffee
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon hot sauce
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 large red or yellow bell pepper, cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces
  • 2 small zucchini, cut into 1-inch chunks
  • 8 ounces fresh small white mushrooms, lightly rinsed and patted dry
  • 6 medium shallots, halved lengthwise
  • 12 ripe cherry tomatoes


  1. In a small saucepan, combine the coffee, soy sauce, ketchup, oil, hot sauce, sugar, salt and black pepper
  2. Simmer for 20 minutes, then keep warm over very low heat
  3. Thread the bell pepper, zucchini, mushrooms, shallots and cherry tomatoes onto skewers and arrange them in a shallow baking dish
  4. Pour about half of the mop sauce over the skewered vegetables and marinate at room temperature for 20 minutes
  5. Preheat the grill
  6. Remove the skewered vegetables from the pan, reserving the marinade
  7. Place the skewers on the grill directly over the heat source
  8. Grill until the vegetables are browned and tender, turning once halfway through, about 10 minutes total
  9. Transfer to a platter and spoon the remaining sauce over all
  10. Serve immediately

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