Greek Pork Souvlaki Kebabs

Treat your taste buds to these classic pork souvlaki kebabs, marinated in a delicious lemon and garlic. Grill the kebabs until they’re tender and juicy and serve with basmati rice and an enticing homemade yogurt-cucumber sauce.


For the Pork Kebabs

2 pounds pork loin, cut into 1” cubes

For the Marinade

½ cup olive oil
zest and juice of 2 lemons
2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
4 cloves garlic, finely minced
½ small yellow onion, peeled and diced
2 tablespoons dry oregano
salt and pepper to taste

For the Yogurt-Cucumber Sauce

1 cup Greek yogurt
zest and juice of 1 lemon
1 tablespoon fresh dill, chopped
½ cucumber, seeded and grated
salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat grill to 375°F.
  2. Combine olive oil, lemon zest and juice, vinegar, garlic, onion, oregano, salt and pepper in a large bowl. Add pork and mix until it is coated on all sides. Marinate for 1 hour to overnight.
  3. Evenly thread pork cubes onto 4 metal skewers.
  4. Place skewers on grill. Cook for 6 to 8 minutes per side until the pork reaches an internal temperature of 145°F and is golden brown.
  5. Combine yogurt, lemon zest and juice, dill, cucumber, salt and pepper.
  6. Serve your grilled pork kebabs over basmati rice with a side of yogurt-cucumber sauce.