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"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."
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2 h 45 m servings 189 cals
Original recipe yields 12 servings


  • Calories:
  • 189 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 8.1 g
  • 13%
  • Carbs:
  • 4.3g
  • 1%
  • Protein:
  • 24.2 g
  • 48%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 65 mg
  • 22%
  • Sodium:
  • 354 mg
  • 14%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  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.


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  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

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Excellent.I served it with my own recipe for tzatziki sauce... 1/2 container sour cream 1/4 cucumber, shredded and drained 3 cloves garlic, shredded 1 teaspoon dill weed salt to taste Mix,...

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I can honestly say not one of my Greeks friends would EVER add add soy sauce to their Souvlaki & call it authentic.

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Excellent.I served it with my own recipe for tzatziki sauce... 1/2 container sour cream 1/4 cucumber, shredded and drained 3 cloves garlic, shredded 1 teaspoon dill weed salt to taste Mix,...

As luck would have it, my grill ran out of gas right when I was about to prepare this dish. So, a lucky accident occurred thats worth another try! I dumped the entire thing, marinade and all, ...

My husband and I really enjoyed this dish! I made it a little differently because we don't have a grill... I marinated pork chops & veggies for about 3 hours and then baked them in the marinade ...

My husband and his friend went NUTS over this. DH practically ran back to the kitchen for seconds! The only thing I did differently was I didn't skewer it; just tossed it in a baking dish and ba...

This recipe is AWESOME! We also served it on warm pita bread with cucumber sauce, called Tzatziki sauce on this website and submitted by Dinah, but I added 1/4 c. of mayo to keep it thicker. I...

So there is no soya sauce in traditional souvlaki but this is still a great recipe. If you want the real thing omit the soy sauce. Very simple. There is nothing wrong with adding the soya if you...

I tell you what, I know very well that soy sauce is not a traditional ingredient in anything Greek, and I don't need any hopped up foodies screaming authenticity in my ear. I LOVE this recipe. I...

Excellent recipe! I marinated two pounds of cubed pork tenderloin for about 8 hours and it was so tender. We skewered the meat separate from the onions and peppers because they don't cook at t...

EXCELLENT!! This is so flavorful, and leaves the pork so tender! I can't believe how easy it is! And this is a very versatile recipe - I have made it with pork, chicken, and beef, and all are...