Pork souvlaki

Contains pork – recipe is for non-Muslims only

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

  • Prep:15 mins
    Cook:10 mins
    plus marinating
  • Serves 4
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 210
  • fat 8g
  • saturates 2g
  • carbs 8g
  • sugars 0g
  • fibre 5g
  • protein 25g
  • salt 0.3g


  • 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)


  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.

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

  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.

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

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