Try our pork souvlaki recipe then check out our pork gyros, chicken souvlaki, halloumi souvlaki and more Greek recipes. Serve with our homemade tzatziki for a flavoursome dip.

How to make pork souvlaki... step-by-step video

Pork souvlaki recipe


  • 500g pork shoulder, cut into bite-sized cubes
  • 2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 lemon, zested and juiced, plus extra to serve
  • 1 tbsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 4 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 2 Little Gem lettuces, shredded
  • 1 red onion, thinly sliced
  • 4 tomatoes, sliced
  • tzatziki, to serve
  • 4 pittas or flatbreads, to serve


  • STEP 1

    In a bowl, mix together the pork, oil, lemon zest and juice, oregano, cumin, paprika and garlic with plenty of seasoning. Refrigerate and leave to marinade for at least an hour.

  • STEP 2

    Heat the grill to high. Thread the pork onto four metal skewers and put onto a baking tray. Grill for 3-4 mins, then flip and repeat, until the pork is cooked through and charred in places.

  • STEP 3

    Serve the skewers with shredded lettuce, thinly sliced onion and sliced tomatoes, tzatziki and pittas or flatbreads.

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