Making Healthier Souvlaki. Most souvlaki is made with pork, but making it with chicken, lamb, fish, veggies or beans can save calories and fat grams, especially saturated fat, and even increase the total protein content..
Souvlaki dressing, two recipes
4 skinless, boneless chicken breasts or 1 ? lbs.boneless pork loin filets
? head of iceberg lettuce, torn
? head of romaine, torn
4 tomato’s, chopped
? lb. black or green Greek olives
1 sweet onion, thinly sliced
? lb. feta cheese
2 tbs. olive oil
Procedures: Make a double batch of the Souvlaki marinade. Set one aside for salad dressing.
Place the meat in a plastic bag or bowl. Pour the marinade over and refrigerate for at least 2 hours, 4 hours max.
Grill or broil the meat (chicken 165-170 degrees, pork 165 degrees). Brush the pitas with olive oil and grill or broil.
Assemble the salads as desired. Serve with dressing and pitas.