Taste of CyprusLocal FoodHomemade Pork Gyros 

Homemade Pork Gyros 


pork tenderloin, cut into strips (800gr)

2 tbsps of olive oil

1 glove of garlic, chopped

1 grated onion

1 tbsp mustard (mild)

1 tb cumin

½ tb mixed spices

1 tb paprika

1 tbsp oregano

1/3 of the cup white wine (dry)

salt & pepper

For serving:

1 cup yogurt or tzatziki

2 sliced tomatoes

1 sliced red onion

3-4 tbsps grated parsley

4 pita breads


Step 1:

Mix into a large bowl the tenderloin (cut into strips), olive oil, garlic, onion, mustard, cumin, mixed spices, paprika, oregano, wine, salt and pepper.

Step 2:

Wrap the bowl and put it into the fridge. Leave the marinade in the fridge for at least 2 hours, before using it.

Step 3:

Preheat oven to 180°C.

Step 4:

Put the marinated pork in a pan and bake in the preheated oven for 30 minutes.

Step 5:

Then, turn the pork and continue baking for another 10-15 minutes or until the meat is nicely coloured, crispy and tender inside.

Step 6:

Place a large pan (upside down) at the bottom of the oven, place the pita breads on top, and bake in preheated oven to 180C for about 1 minute.

Step 7:

To serve, spread some tzatziki sauce on the pita breads and top with the pork gyros, some slices of red onion, some sliced tomato and wrap.



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