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Pork Tenderloin Souvlaki with Tzatziki Sauce

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Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 2 hours 20 minutes
Servings: 4 people

Ingredients

For the Souvlaki

  • 2 pork tenderloins trimmed and cubed into 1" cubes
  • 1 onion peeled and cut into wedges
  • juice from 2 lemons
  • 1 TBS paprika
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 2 TBS minced garlic
  • 1/4 cup red wine
  • 2 TBS chopped fresh oregano
  • 1 TBS olive oil
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper

for the Tzatziki Sauce

  • 1 cup greek yogurt
  • 1 english cucumber seeded and coarsely chopped
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • 1/2 TBS olive oil
  • 1 TBS chopped fresh dill
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • black pepper to taste

Instructions

for the Souvlaki

  • Trim tenderloins of any extra fat and silver skin. Cut into 1" to 1" cubes. Add Salt and pepper to tenderloin cubes, then let sit for 5 minutes. Place in a bowl or resealable plastic bag.
  • Add remaining souvlaki ingredients to bowl and mix until all cubes are coated. Cover and refrigerate for a minimum of 2 hours.
  • If using wood skewers, soak for 30 minutes. Light grill, and bring up to a medium hot temperature. Skewer meat and vegetables. Place on grill and cook for 8-10 minutes, rotating every 2 minutes.
  • Remove from grill and let rest for 5 minutes while you grill pita bread. Remove and serve with Tzatziki Sauce.

Tzatziki Sauce

  • Add all Tzatziki sauce ingredients to a blender and puree. Remove from blender and refrigerate. This is best if it has an hour or two before use to allow the flavors to meld.
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