Recipe for Greek Style Pork Souvlaki

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Pork is a popular meat in certain regions of Greece. This souvlaki recipe is a popular way to cook it, especially in the warmer months of the year.

Greek Style Pork Souvlaki Recipe Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 pounds boneless pork, cut into 1 1/2-sized cupes
  • 2 shallots, chopped
  • 1 recipe ladolemono (oil and lemon dressing)
  • Bamboo skewers, soaked in water for about 1 hour
  • 1 recipe tzatziki (for serving)

Directions on How to Make Greek Style Pork Souvlaki:

Place the pork in a large bowl. Toss in the chopped shallot.

Pepare the ladolemono according to the recipe instructions. Pour into the bowl over the meat and shallots. toss well so that all the meat is coated in the marinade.

Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and place in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours – but overnight is best.

When it comes time to make the souvlaki, prepare the grill. Set the gas grill to 350 degrees Fahrenheit or prepare the coals.

Place about 4 cubes of meat or so on each of the skewers. Wipe the shallots and some of the marinade off the meat as you skewer them.

Place each skewer on the grill. Cook 2-3 minutes before rotating 1/4 turn. Repeat this process until the meat is cooked all the way through.

While grilling the meat, prepare the tzatziki according to the recipe instructions. Place the skewers on a serving platter next to the bowl of tzatziki, which makes an excellent garnish for souvlaki.

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