Whip up delicious pork souvlaki kebabs for dinner
Start grilling season with this flavourful kebab, a favourite Greek fast food. You can marinate chopped zucchini, mushrooms, onions and bell peppers to thread on the skewers as well, just double the marinade. Serve with rice or pita bread and a salad of tomatoes, Kalamata olives, red onions and feta cheese drizzled with extra virgin olive oil and red wine vinegar.
pork souvlaki with tzatziki sauce
1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 tsp dried oregano
1 large or 2 small pork tenderloins, cut into cubes
In a large ceramic or glass bowl, mix olive oil, vinegar, lemon juice, garlic and oregano. Add pork tenderloin and marinate in the fridge overnight.
Thread pork on skewers. Discard marinade. Grill or broil about 7 to 10 minutes, turning as needed.
2 cups plain Greek yogurt
1/2 cucumber, peeled, grated, salted for 30 minutes, rinsed and wrung dry in clean towel
1/2 tsp salt
1 clove garlic, minced
1 tbsp fresh dill, minced
Dash hot sauce, such as tabasco
Mix in bowl. Serve with souvlaki.
Match: Enjoy with a Chardonnay or Chablis.