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pork tenderloin souvlaki

Recipe by
Lou Kostura
Belmont, CA

After eating Greek food in Greece it has changed my mind on how its done here in the states. this is a great recipe and about as close to authentic as you can get.

yield 3 -4
prep time 1 Hr
cook time 15 Min
method Grill

Ingredients For pork tenderloin souvlaki

  • 1
    pork tenderloin
  • 4 clove
    garlic minced
  • 1/4 c
    olive oil
  • 1
    lemon, fresh juiced
  • 2 Tbsp
    oregano, greek dried
  • 2
    roma tomato, seeded and sliced
  • 1/2
    onion, red sliced thin
  • 1/2
    cucumber, slicec
  • 1 c
    tzatkizi sauce

How To Make pork tenderloin souvlaki

  • 1
    Butterfly tenderloin and cut in long 3/4" x 1/4" thick strips. Cut strips in half if to long
  • 2
    Marinade pork in olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, and oregano for at least 1 hour
  • 3
    put strips on skewers and grill on medium heat for roughly 4 minutes a side. watch meat closely as oil will cause flare ups if heat is too high.
  • 4
    cut your onions, tomato, and cucumber
  • 5
    warm pita slightly on grill or in microwave
  • 6
    add a layer of tzatziki to pita, add meat, tomato, onion, cucumber slices and a little more tzatziki on top. enjoy
  • 7
    homemade tzatziki recipe also available

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