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Pork souvlaki served on a plate

Pork souvlaki

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Cook:
    • plus marinating
  • Easy
  • Serves 4

Serve our speedy pork souvlaki skewers when you’re in need of a quick and easy midweek meal. Serve with flatbreads and yogurt and chilli sauces on the side

  • Healthy
Nutrition: Per serving
NutrientUnit
kcal210
fat8g
saturates2g
carbs8g
sugars8g
fibre5g
protein25g
salt0.3g
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Ingredients

  • 400g lean pork shoulder, cut into 2cm chunks
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • ½ tbsp dried oregano
  • 1 lemon , zested and juiced
  • ½ tsp hot paprika
  • 100ml fat-free yogurt
  • 1 small garlic clove , grated
  • ½ cucumber , trimmed and grated
  • 2 red peppers , deseeded and cut into chunks
  • 2 Little Gem lettuce , leaves separated
  • chilli sauce , to serve (optional)
  • flatbreads , warmed, to serve (optional)

Method

  • STEP 1

    Put the pork in a large bowl with the oil, oregano, lemon zest and juice and paprika as well as a good pinch of salt. Toss everything together to combine and leave to marinate for 10 mins.

  • STEP 2

    Combine the yogurt, garlic and cucumber together in a bowl. Season with salt and set aside.

  • STEP 3

    Heat the grill to high. Thread the marinated pork and the peppers on four metal skewers, alternating between the pork and peppers as you go. Place on a non-stick baking sheet and grill for 3-4 mins on each side, or until cooked through and golden brown.

  • STEP 4

    Serve with the lettuce, yogurt mixture and chilli sauce, and flatbreads, if you like.

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Recipe from March 2020, March 2020

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