Close up photo of pork kabobs shashlik on a white narrow plate

Grilled Pork Kabobs (shashlik)

These juicy grilled pork kabobs (shashlik) are marinated in a garlicky red wine and grilled to smokey perfection. It's a dinner recipe perfect for summertime!

Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Russian
Keyword pork kabobs, shashlik,
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Marinate 6 hours
Total Time 6 hours 32 minutes
Servings 10 people
Calories 445 kcal
Author Dina from


  • 4 lb boneless pork shoulder
  • 6 garlic cloves
  • 2 1/2 tbsp onion
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1 red onion
  • 1/2 cup red wine
  • 1 cup mayonnaise

For the Peppers


  1. Trim and discard any extra fat around the pork shoulder. Then cut it into 2 inch chunks.

  2. Place the pork into a large bowl and add the pressed garlic cloves, grated onion, salt, pepper, red wine, and mayonnaise. Combine everything together then cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate overnight or at least 6 hours.

  3. Now soak the wooden skewers in cold water for about 30 minutes to 1 hour.

  4. Chopped the peppers and red onion into 1 inch pieces then place them in a bowl and seasons with salt, pepper, and olive oil.

  5. Place the marinated pork and seasoned vegetables onto the skewers and grill on medium high heat for about 8-10 minutes turning the kabobs 3 times. To make sure your pork is fully cooked, look for an internal temperature of 145 degrees Fahrenheit.

Nutrition Facts
Grilled Pork Kabobs (shashlik)
Amount Per Serving (12 g)
Calories 445 Calories from Fat 243
% Daily Value*
Fat 27g42%
Saturated Fat 5g31%
Cholesterol 118mg39%
Sodium 940mg41%
Potassium 778mg22%
Carbohydrates 4g1%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 42g84%
Vitamin A 430IU9%
Vitamin C 26.3mg32%
Calcium 21mg2%
Iron 1.9mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.