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Zesty Lamb Kebabs with Mint Yogurt Sauce
Lamb Kebab Ingredients:
1 Boneless American Lamb Leg trimmed & cubed
3 Garlic Cloves minced
1 tbsp of Dill well chopped
1 tbsp of Onion Powder
1 tbsp of Cumin
2 tsp of Cinnamon
2 tsp of Coriander
1 Lemon juiced
salt & black Pepper to taste
Mint Yogurt Sauce Ingredients:
1 cup of Plain Yogurt
1 tbsp of Mint chopped
2 Garlic Cloves pressed
1 Lemon juiced
salt & Pepper to taste
In a bowl, add all the spices & herbs for the American Lamb Kebab cut leave out the cubed lamb. Mix thoroughly and pour a small portion of the marinade into a small bowl. Use this later for grilling. Add cubed lamb to the large batch of marinade and mix. Place in the refrigerator to marinate for at least 2 hours.
Pre-heat grill to medium/medium-high.
Pull out marinated lamb and skewer. Place skewers over the grill and let cook for about 5-6 minutes per side or until the internal temperature hits 130-135F for medium rare. Lather the kebabs with the reserve spices & herbs marinade that did not touch the lamb.
While kebabs are cooking, mix all ingredient for the Mint Yogurt Sauce.
Pull kebabs off grill and let rest for 4-5 minutes. Top with Mint Yogurt sauce or dip, and enjoy!
-shared from a generous customer- Makes 16 Cook time: 20 min Preheat oven to 450' but turn down to 425\' when placing in the oven Line a 9x13 pan with parchment to catch drippings, if you have a wire rack that fits the pan, place it above the parchment. 1 lb ground lamb 1 tsp kosher salt ½ tsp ground black pepper 2 garlic cloves, crushed 1 tsp ground cumin ¼ c mint leaves chopped fine Mix loosely with a fork then add: 1 TBSP white wine In a separate bowl mix ¼ cup plain panko crumbs with 1 egg, then add to lamb mixture. Mix to combine. Using a rounded tablespoon, form meatballs and place on rack, then bake. She serves with cheddar mashed potatoes or rice mix.