Bite-sized souvlaki

Level of difficulty: easy
Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 8 minutes
Marinating time: 4-6 hours (citrus marinade)
Yield: 4 servings

Citrus marinade


• 75 ml (1/3 cup) olive oil
• 60 ml (1/4 cup) lemon juice
• 2 garlic cloves, minced
• 15 ml (1 Tbsp.) dried oregano
• Salt and pepper to taste
• 450 g (1 lb.) Nagano pork tenderloin, cubed
• 4 wooden skewers, soaked in water for 30 minutes


In a glass bowl or resealable plastic bag, combine the ingredients for the marinade. Add the pork and coat well. Cover the bowl or seal the bag. Refrigerate 4-6 hours.

Set the barbecue to medium-high heat.

Remove the pork from the marinade and place it on skewers. Grill approximately 2 minutes on each side or until the meat is no longer pink.

Serve with tzatziki salad and grilled pitas.

Tzatziki salad


• 500 ml (2 cups) Lebanese cucumbers, with peel, thinly sliced (approximately 4 cucumbers)
• 75 ml (1/3 cup) sour cream
• 45 ml (3 Tbsp.) fresh chives, chopped
• 15 ml (1 Tbsp.) fresh mint, chopped
• 1 garlic clove, minced
• Salt and pepper to taste


In a bowl, combine all ingredients.

Grilled pitas


• 4 pitas (18 cm/7 in.), quartered
• Olive oil
• Dried oregano


Brush pitas with olive oil. Sprinkle with oregano.
Place pitas on the grill for 1-2 minutes until warm and slightly toasted.

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