Pork Skewers with Yogurt and Tomato Sauce
I am continuing to cook through Vefa's Kitchen, a remarkable cookbook from Greece. This dish is authentic and rich in taste. It transcends the ordinary week night dinner. Refreshing lemon cookies are a perfect pairing after this meal.
Directions for Pork
Directions for Tomato Sauce
Thread pork on to 8 skewers, sprinkle with oregano, pepper, and
brush with olive oil.
Cover and refrigerate.
Sauce: Melt butter, add garlic, cook on low, stirring for 1-2 minutes.
Add tomatoes, cayenne, and pepper, simmer 5-10 minutes.
Remove from heat and let cool.
1 hour before serving: Grill pork for 10-15 minutes. Brush both sides
of pita with melter butter and broil or grill.
Heat the broth and tomato sauce in separate pans.
Cut and divide pita bread into individual pieces and plate.
Spoon broth over pita bread.
Slide pork off skewers and plate.
Spoon 3-4 Tbs. of tomato sauce on to pork.
Spoon 5-6 Tbs. yogurt on top.
Sprinkle with pepper and cayenne.
(Vefa's Kitchen, p. 388)
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