Greek Souvlaki

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Servings: 4
READY IN
2hrs 7mins
Ingredients
  • 1 1⁄2 lbs boneless leg of lamb or 1 1⁄2 lbs lamb shoulder or 1 1⁄2 lbs pork loin, cut into 1 inch cubes
  • 1⁄4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1⁄3 cup red wine vinegar
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon dried Greek oregano
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 1⁄2 tablespoons chopped of fresh mint
  • coarse salt
  • freshly cracked black pepper
Directions
  • Combine olive oil, red wine vinegar, garlic, onion, oregano, parsley, mint and black pepper in a bowl& mix well.
  • Add meat, toss to coat, cover and refrigerate; marinate for a minimum of 2 hours but overnight for best results.
  • If using wooden skewers soak them in water overnight or for at least 2 hours.
  • Preheat the grill to medium high.
  • Thread meat evenly onto 4 skewers& season with salt and pepper.
  • Grill skewers 4 to 5 minutes per side for medium or cook a few minutes longer if you prefer well done (6 to 7 minutes).
  • Serve with tzatziki sauce and pita bread.
 

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