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Grilled Pork Souvlaki Dinner Recipe With Grilling Tips

Updated on March 1, 2018
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One of Susan's passions is cooking and creating new recipes for family and friends.

Pork Souvlaki, asparagus, peppers and onions
Pork Souvlaki, asparagus, peppers and onions | Source

Grilling Tips For Pork Souvlaki

Marinating your pork for 3 ½ hours before you are ready to grill will make this meat come out moist and tender. To make sure that your barbeque does not flare while cooking the meat and vegetables, I recommend using a barbecue grill pan. This pan is a wonderful addition to any barbeque as it can be used for so many of your favorite foods. It is non stick so clean up is easy and fast. The best part of this meal is that it is all cooked right on the grill pan.

Grill Pan to Make Your Life Easier

Cook Time - Does not include marinating time

Prep time: 30 min
Cook time: 30 min
Ready in: 1 hour
Yields: Will serve 4-5 people

Side of Asparagus


  • As many asparagus spears as you like
  • cooking spray or a Tsp. of olive oil
  • A sheet of tin foil enough to wrap the asparagus spears in

Wash and prepare your asparagus by snapping the ends of the spears off. Spray or coat the tin foil with olive oil. Place the asparagus onto the tin foil and fold the tin foil to seal in the asparagus.


  • 2 - 3 pounds of pork sirloin
  • 2 large onions sliced thick
  • 1 green and 1 red bell pepper
  • cut into large chunks
  • 3/4 of a cup of lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup of soy sauce
  • 5-6 cloves of garlic peeled
  • 1 Tsp. of oregano

Garlic Press and garlic cloves
Garlic Press and garlic cloves | Source

Marinade For The Pork and Vegetables

In a bowl or mixing cup combine lemon juice, soy sauce, oregano and pressed garlic cloves. Whisk all ingredients together to mix really well.

Preheat your gas barbeque grill to 400° F. For this dish I used 2 of my 3 burners, the far right and the middle.

Pork Loin
Pork Loin | Source

Place the pork pieces into a glass dish or a marinading dish. Add green and red bell peppers along with the sliced onions on top of the pork.

Pour the marinade over the top of the pork with vegetables. Cover and refrigerate for 3 1/2 hours.



Now you are ready to grill. Place the grill pan onto the grill and on one side of the pan lay your asparagus in the tin foil.

Place your meat on the grill pan that has the holes in it. On the other side of the pan place your vegetables. You can also place some of the vegetables on top of the meat. Baste the meat and vegetables with a good portion of the marinade. Close the lid on the barbecue and let cook for about 15 minutes. While the meat and vegetables are cooking prepare and cook rice. After 15 minutes flip the meat and vegetables over and continue to grill another 15 minutes or until the pork is done.

Normally I would serve this meal with a Greek Salad and Tzatziki sauce.

Another way to prepare this dish is to skewer meat, onions and peppers and grill following the exact marinade and maybe add some cherry tomatoes to the skewers.

All Year Favorite

If you like my Pork Souvlaki recipe for the grill you can enjoy it during the off season as well cooked in the oven.

Please rate my recipe

3.3 stars from 4 ratings of Grilled Pork Souvlaki

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    • Just Ask Susan profile imageAUTHOR

      Susan Zutautas 

      6 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      Mary, and Bill, Thank you both and have a great week!

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      Susan Zutautas 

      6 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      Linda, You can make this souvlaki dinner in your oven too.

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      6 years ago from Greensburg Pennsylvania

      wow that looks really good.

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      Mary Craig 

      6 years ago from New York

      Glad this one came back around. Such a simple yet yummy looking meal! An easy marinade and easy to cook. Kudos!

      Voted up, useful, and awesome.

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      6 years ago from USA

      It is always windy at my house, so no grill. But, I am still going to try the marinade for my pork, even if I have to cook indoors.

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      Susan Zutautas 

      9 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      Bill, Thanks :)

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      Bill Holland 

      9 years ago from Olympia, WA

      Drooling! That's my whole comment...I am drooling! :)

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      Susan Zutautas 

      9 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      applejuic3, Thank you for reading and for your great comment :)

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      9 years ago from San Diego, CA

      all i have to say is nomnomnom. thanks for putting together this hub, loved reading it and having my mouth water for some delicious food!

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      Susan Zutautas 

      10 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      Redelf You are very welcome and thanks for reading.

      drbj, Mine too as you can see by my numerous pork recipes :) One of these days I will string them all together.

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      drbj and sherry 

      10 years ago from south Florida

      Thanks, Susan, for the great recipe. Anything with pork is my favorite other white meat dish.

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      10 years ago from Canada

      Yummy recipes! Thanks for the great suggestions for our next BBQ feast.

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      Susan Zutautas 

      10 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      Caridisa, I would love it if you were my neighbor.

      Chatkath, Thanks

      Ruby, I love to cook and Al loves to eat :)

      Lady E, Thanks and hope you enjoy it.

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      10 years ago from London, UK

      It looks lovely and healthy. Thanks for sharing the Recipe. I look forward to trying it.

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      Ruby Jean Richert 

      10 years ago from Southern Illinois

      This looks really good Susan. Thank's again. You must cook a lot. Lucky Hubby!!

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      10 years ago from California

      Hi Susan! Looks so good, must try! Thanks for sharing.

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      Carolee Samuda 

      10 years ago from Jamaica

      Hi Susan,

      You are so lucky I'm not your neighbor or I'd be dropping by regularly for meals like this. I looks delicious.

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      Susan Zutautas 

      10 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      K9, Thanks so much and please let me know how your dad like this.

      cardelean, Shish Kebobs are a favorite of mine as well. Thanks and glad you liked the hub.

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      10 years ago from Michigan

      Looks and sounds delicious! We grill kebobs often in the summer but usually with beef or chicken. Great hub!

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      India Arnold 

      10 years ago from Northern, California

      Oh, my, goodness! Sounds out of this world good Susan! I appreciate the uniqueness of the recipe of "Souvlaki for the grill." Can't wait to share this with my dad, he is going to flip over it!


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      Susan Zutautas 

      10 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      Mrs. Menagerie, Thank you so much.

      Simone, I take that as a huge compliment coming from a vegetarian. Thank you.

      RH, I wish I could get Al to grill more, but I love doing it lucky for him :). Those pans are great.

      RNMSN, The oven recipe is quite good and you are very welcome.

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      Barbara Bethard 

      10 years ago from Tucson, Az

      oh yumm Susan thank you!! The best!! unfortunately with the Fires here in my beloved sonoran desert going I will try it/haha I mean My David will try it :) in the oven until the red flag warnings come down!!

      thank you for a delicious supper!

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      Kelly Umphenour 

      10 years ago from St. Louis, MO

      Keep the great recipes coming - I use them! This one looks beautiful (I love asparagus grilled) and I love for Dave to grill. It keeps the mess outside.

      I have one of those grill pans and I swear by it. It is so awesome - a must have!

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      Simone Haruko Smith 

      10 years ago from San Francisco

      Wow, this is so great! I love the step-by-step photos. The food looks delicious... even to a vegetarian!!!

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      Mrs. Menagerie 

      10 years ago from The Zoo

      Looks fantastic Susan!!!

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      Susan Zutautas 

      10 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      nightbear, I usually start the barbecue season off in May and keep going until the first sign of snow. I love to barbeque and the less pots to clean the better :) Thanks for stopping by.

      Gordon, The first time that I made this recipe was just this past winter, and I made it in the oven. I will go back and put the link up above for you.

      A.A., Thanks so much :)

      Paul, I do use it quite often, for shellfish, scallops and especially shrimp. I have not tried it yet for salmon fillets but have been wanting to.

      Thanks for stopping by.

      barbergirl & Purple Perl Thank you and let me know if you make this and how you like it.

      Denise, Just before making dinner I saw what the Inspiration was this week and plugged in the camera. Thanks so much.

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      Denise Handlon 

      10 years ago from North Carolina

      Quick with the first hub of the week again, Susan. Great info and YUMMY recipe. Wonderful contribution. Can you grill us up a batch? LOL

      BTW-Congrats on your awesome three digit number. :)

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      Esther Shamsunder 

      10 years ago from Bangalore,India

      Love this recipe. Will try it! Thanks for sharing,Susan.Voted up & useful!

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      Stacy Harris 

      10 years ago from Hemet, Ca

      You always have such great hearty meals... another one to add to the list... :)

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      Paul Edmondson 

      10 years ago from Burlingame, CA

      Love the recipe and great photos. Looks delicious. Do you use a grilling pan for lots of bbqing? I think one would help with flareups on my gas grill.

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      Augustine A Zavala 

      10 years ago from Texas

      MY LORD SUSAN. YUMMY. A tear...and voted up!

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      Gordon Hamilton 

      10 years ago from Wishaw, Lanarkshire, United Kingdom

      Looks and sounds delicious, Susan, and I am so envious of your climate that you get to do this. Probably not a good idea for me to try it in my kitchen, out of the torrential rain...

      I must also get out of the habit of reading your food posts at 3.30am when I should be going to bed and not thinking about food!! :)

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      Susan Kaul 

      10 years ago from Michiagn, USA

      Oh my goodness, does this look fantastic. And ingredients that I love. I do also love grilling but admit I rarely find time to do it. I should allow this to inspire me and make my husband very happy. Thanks for sharing your grilled pork dinner recipe with us.


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