Pork souvlaki

Pork souvlaki

Souvlaki is a popular fast food option in Greece and involves grilling meat on a skewer before stuffing into flatbreads with salads and sauces. In this version, hunks of pork shoulder are first marinated in oil, lemon, oregano, cumin, paprika and garlic
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  • Serves: 4 persons



  1. Step 1

    In a bowl, mix together the pork, oil, lemon zest and juice, oregano, cumin, paprika and garlic with plenty of seasoning. Refrigerate and leave to marinade for at least an hour.
  2. Step 2

    Heat the grill to high. Thread the pork onto four metal skewers and put onto a baking tray. Grill for 3-4 mins, then flip and repeat, until the pork is cooked through and charred in places.
  3. Step 3

    Serve the skewers with shredded lettuce, thinly sliced onion and sliced tomatoes, tzatziki and pittas or flatbreads.