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Pork Souvlaki

Course Main Course
Cuisine Greek
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Marinate 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 30 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 311kcal


  • 1 lb pork loin, cut into 1 inch cubes have butcher cut up meat to save time
  • 1/2 red onion, quartered and pulled apart
  • 1 lemon, quartered squeeze over Souvlaki as soon as removed from gill


  • 1/4 cup plus 1 tbsp, extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 cup red wine
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice, freshly squeezed
  • 3 cloves garlic finely minced
  • 1/2 tsp Greek oregano
  • 1/2 tsp dried mint
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • freshly ground black pepper to taste


  • Measure and prepare ingredients for marinade. Add all marinade ingredients to a mason jar and shake well to combine.
  • Place cut up pork loin into a plastic zip-lock bag and pour marinade into bag to cover pork. Zip the plastic bag, removing air. Place bag with meat and marinade into the refrigerator for a minimum of two hours. Mix two or three times over the 2 hours.
  • Quarter 1/2 red onion, pull apart and place in a bowl. Add 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil and salt and pepper to taste. Mix well to cover onion with olive oil, salt and pepper. Set aside.
  • Place 4 wooden skewers into water to soak.
  • Once pork is done marinating, place on skewers alternating with pieces of red onion.
  • Heat your grill to medium-high. Grill Souvlaki for 10-15 minutes turning every 3-4 minutes until they are cooked through. Please note that the USDA recommends cooking pork to a minimum internal temperature of 145° F as measured with a food thermometer before removing meat from the grill. Allow meat to rest for at least 3 minutes before serving.
  • Squeeze some fresh lemon juice onto your pork after you have removed it from the grill.


Calories: 311kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 26g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 71mg | Sodium: 349mg | Potassium: 520mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin C: 17mg | Calcium: 20mg | Iron: 1mg
Nutrition Facts
Pork Souvlaki
Amount Per Serving
Calories 311 Calories from Fat 162
% Daily Value*
Fat 18g28%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 71mg24%
Sodium 349mg15%
Potassium 520mg15%
Carbohydrates 5g2%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 26g52%
Vitamin C 17mg21%
Calcium 20mg2%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.