Pork Souvlaki (Serves 4 – allow 2 hours minimum for marinating)
- 500g leg of pork or diced pork leg
- 2 x cloves garlic
- 2 x peppers
- 50ml lemon juice
- 50ml rapeseed oil
- 1 x tsp dried oregano
- Black pepper
- 100g cooked white long grain rice
- 3 x large vine tomatoes
- A third of a cucumber
- 1 x red onion
- 150g feta cheese
- 4 x metal or wooden long kebab sticks
- Fresh basil
- Soak wooden skewers in water, then cut the pork into medium size chunks
- Peel and mince the garlic
- Put the oil, lemon juice, garlic and dried oregano into a large bowl, season with some black pepper
- Drop the chunks into the oil bowl and mix well
- Marinate for a couple of hours, or if possible overnight
- Chop the peppers into chunks, try to keep them the same size as the pork
- Thread the pork and the peppers onto the skewers
- Preheat the grill to high and grill the kebabs for 15 minutes, turning as you grill
- For the salad, finely chop the red onion, cucumber and tomatoes add to the rice, crumble over the feta and mix well. Serve the souvlaki on a bed of the salad – tear over some basil leaves and serve
If you’ve got some time on your hands today, why not try this delicious pork souvlaki recipe?
Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) has been awarded £125,000 to help fund a brand new marketing and public relations campaign to promote Specially Selected Pork.
The campaign will highlight pork as a healthy and easy-to-cook ingredient which is also great value for money at a time of year when shoppers are watching their cash and healthy eating is also high on the agenda.
Alan Clarke, chief executive of QMS, welcomed the funding for the Go Places with Pork campaign which he said is a major boost for the Scottish pig industry.
He said: ‘This additional funding will make a huge difference to what we can deliver for the Scottish pork industry. We have a very innovative and exciting campaign which will be unveiled in January and we are delighted to be taking Specially Selected Pork to TV as part of the campaign.
‘Our pork industry has a huge amount to be proud of in terms of their innovation and commitment to animal welfare and the result is a healthy, nutritious and tasty source of protein which is one of the most versatile food ingredients around.’