World Cuisine European Greek

Souvlaki is a Greek specialty made with tender cuts of meat. In this pork kebab recipe, the meat is marinated in a lemony olive oil mixture. Serve with rice pilaf and a Greek salad.

Servings per recipe: 12
Calories per serving: 189
Preparation time: 30m
Total cooking time: 2h 45m


  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 3 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 4 pounds pork tenderloin, cut into 1 inch cubes
  • 2 medium yellow onions, cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 2 green bell peppers, cut into 1 inch pieces
  • skewers


  • 1   In a large glass bowl, mix together lemon juice, olive oil, soy sauce, oregano, and garlic; add pork, onions, and green peppers, and stir to coat. Cover, and refrigerate for 2 to 3 hours.
  • 2   Preheat grill for medium-high heat. Thread pork, peppers, and onions onto skewers.
  • 3   Lightly oil grate. Cook for 10 to 15 minutes, or to desired doneness, turning skewers frequently for even cooking.

Nutrion facts:

Total Fat 8.1g 13%
    Saturated Fat 2.0g  
Cholesterol 65mg 22%
Sodium 354mg 14%
Potassium 467mg 13%
Total Carbohydrates 4.3g 1%
Dietary Fiber 1.2g 5%
Protein 24.2g 48%
Sugars 1g  
Vitamin A 86IU  
Vitamin C 25mg  
Calcium 21mg  
Iron 1mg  
Thiamin 1mg  
Niacin 11mg  
Vitamin B6 1mg  
Magnesium 34mg  
Folate 7mcg