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Rose scented Lamb kebab
Rose scented Lamb kebab
Middle Eastern
Main
1 hour
Lamb
Medium
Serves
4

The lamb needs to be prepared the day before sooking, but the effort is well worth it.

Serve with steamed tenderstem broccoli.

Recipe courtesy of
Ingredients
  • 660 g of fresh Lamb leg
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 Fresh garlic 
  • Ground cumin 
  • Ground coriander 
  • Fresh mint 
  • 1 Fresh cucumber 
  • Rose water
  • 50ml of Lemon juice 
  • Table salt 

Cucumber yoghurt

  • 200g of Greek yoghurt 
  • 50g of cucumber
  • 2g of garlic cloves
  • 2g of table salt 
  • 10ml of rose water
  • 50ml of fresh lemon juice
Method
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Method

Preparation and marination of Lamb leg (done day before)

  1. Dice the Lamb leg into 3cm cubes 
  2. Make the marinade - 40ml of extra virgin olive olive, 10g of crushed garlic cloves, 5g of ground cumin, 5g of coriander, 30ml of rose water
  3. Mix all ingredients into the olive oil to create the marinade, add to the diced Lamb and store in a covered container in the fridge overnight. 

Preparation of cucumber yoghurt (done on the day)

  1. Peel cucumber and cut it in half lengthways, scoop put the seeds with the tea spoon. Finely chop cucumber into 1mm pieces. 
  2. In a mixing bowl add yoghurt, lemon juice and rose water. Whisk them all together. Add the sliced cucumbers and chopped mint and mix thoroughly

Cooking the Lamb 

  1. Season the Lamb with table salt and place them on skewers (3 pieces to 1 skewer)
  2. Preheat ridged grill pan 
  3. Add small amount of olive oil to coat the pan
  4. Once the oil is hot, grill each of the four sides of the skewer for 2 minutes (total grilling time of 8 minutes per skewer) 
  5. Remove from the heat. Medium cooking recommended
  6. Serve Lamb with cucumber yoghurt. Decorate with rose petals and chopped mint, if you wish.

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