Greek-Style Kebabs

Cuisinart original

Chicken or a hearty fish can be substituted for the pork in this recipe. Simply adjust the time
accordingly and make sure both are fully cooked through before serving.


Makes 10 kebabs


2     pounds trimmed pork shoulder
¼    cup olive oil
2     tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1     teaspoon kosher salt
1     teaspoon dried oregano
½    teaspoon pepper
1     small red onion, cut into
1     inch chunks
1     pint cherry tomatoes
Pita bread, for serving, optional
Tzatziki*, for serving, optional
10 wooden skewers

Nutritional information

Nutritional information per serving (1 kebab):
Calories 272 (73% from fat) • carb. 2g • pro. 16g fat 22g • sat. fat 6g • chol. 64mg • sod. 274mg calc. 19mg • fiber 1g


1. Cut the pork into 1-inch pieces. Season
with the olive oil, lemon juice, salt, oregano
and pepper. Put 1 piece of pork onto 1
of the skewers. Then add a piece of the
onion (about 2 or 3 layers thick), followed
by another piece of pork, a tomato, another
piece of pork, onion and pork. Repeat with
the remaining skewers and ingredients.
2. Turn on the Cuisinart® Griddler®. Select
Smoke-less mode and set both plates to
3. Once preheated, put the kebabs on the
Griddler® and set the count-up timer. Cook
skewers, rotating until each side is browned,
for about 25 to 30 minutes, until fully cooked
through. Alternately, skewers may be
cooked in the closed position for about 6 to
8 minutes.
4. If desired, serve with pita bread
and tzatziki.
* Tzatziki is a traditional Greek yogurt-based dip
served with kebabs. It may be bought pre-made
or can be made from scratch. Search Cuisinart.
com for recipes.