Grilled lemon pork loin gyro with yogurt sauce

Grilled lemon Manitoba pork loin gyro with yogurt sauce


1 1/2 pounds boneless pork loin, cubed

1/3 cup each extra-virgin olive oil

1/3 cup lemon juice

1⁄/4 cup red wine vinegar

2 cloves garlic, minced

2 tablespoons dried oregano

1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme

1 teaspoon ground cumin

1 teaspoon sea salt

1 tablespoon sugar

1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper

Yogurt sauce

1 1/2 cups Greek-style yogurt

1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil

2 tablespoons lemon juice

3 cloves garlic, minced

2 tablespoons chopped fresh dill

1/2 teaspoon sea salt

to serve

4 large Greek style pitas

Butter lettuce

6 cherry tomatoes, halved

Small red onion, sliced

Dried oregano, to garnish


For yogurt sauce, combine all ingredients. Cover and chill.

For pork, in glass bowl, combine all ingredients. Toss well; cover and refrigerate 24 hours.

To cook, grease grill and preheat to medium-high. Thread pork onto 4 skewers and grill, turning frequently for 10 to 12 minutes.

To serve, remove meat from skewers and place onto pitas, top with yogurt sauce, lettuce, tomatoes and red onion. Garnish with oregano.

Makes 4.