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Greek Souvlaki
 
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Souvlaki

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  Ingredients:

- 1 1/2 lbs boneless leg of lamb or lamb shoulder or 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 fresh mint
coarse salt
- black pepper

Directions:

1- Combine olive oil, red wine vinegar, garlic, onion, oregano, parsley, mint and black pepper in a bowl& mix well.
2- Add meat, toss to coat, cover and refrigerate; marinate for a minimum of 2 hours but overnight for best results.
3- If using wooden skewers soak them in water overnight or for at least 2 hours.
4 - Preheat the grill to medium high.
5 - Thread meat evenly onto 4 skewers& season with salt and pepper.
6 - 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).
7- Serve with tzatziki sauce and pita bread.