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Greek Souvlaki

John04's picture
Do you want to impress your guests, and then there would be no better option than this souvlaki recipe. This Greek kabab is so delicious that your guests would be obsessed by it. So do not procrastinate, try this Greek Souvlaki recipe.
  Boneless leg of lamb 4 Pound, cut in 1 1/2 inch cubes
  Olive oil 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Lemon juice 7 Tablespoon
  White wine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Oregano 1 Teaspoon
  Garlic 4 Clove (20 gm), minced
  Bay leaf 1
  Onions 9 Small, cut in half (Peeled)
  Firm tomatoes 5 , quartered
  Tomatoes 5 , quartered (Choose Firm)
  Green peppers 2 , cut in i 1/2 inch sq
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste

Stage1-Put lamb cubes in a bowl. Combine oil, lemon juice and wine, pour over meat.

Stage2-Sprinkle with salt, pepper, oregano, garlic; add bay leaf.

Stage3-Put onions and tomatoes on top of meat, cover with a plate and weigh down. Place in refrigerator and marinate overnight. Let meat come to room temperature.

Stage4- Thread meat on oiled skewers, alternating with pieces of pepper, tomato and onion.

Stage5-Broil over hot charcoal for about 15 to 18 minutes or to taste, turn to brown on all sides and baste occasionally.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
35 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1025 Calories from Fat 517

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 58 g89.5%

Saturated Fat 12.8 g64%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 259.1 mg86.4%

Sodium 286.8 mg11.9%

Total Carbohydrates 33 g11.1%

Dietary Fiber 7.4 g29.4%

Sugars 16 g

Protein 90 g180.5%

Vitamin A 39.4% Vitamin C 151.7%

Calcium 9.7% Iron 10.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


vandana's picture
Great photo and the dish looks mouthwatering. A real treat for a hardcore non-vegetarian like me. Thank you for the recipe.
Snigdha's picture
Looks very appetizing!
shantihhh's picture
Is 1 cup of olive oil correct????? The photo shows baby corn and red peppers, but they aren't listed in the ingredients???? It eems the photos you post and recipes aren't of the same dish. Shanti/Mary-Anne
Anonymous's picture
the peppers and corn are garnishes. they have to add simple things to present it. we on the other hand wouldnt present it like the picture unless cattering or running a restaurant.
Greek Souvlaki Recipe