Lamb Souvlaki Skewers

Lamb Souvlaki Skewers

Make a big batch of these delicious lamb souvlaki skewers Greek kebabs, then freeze some for a sunny day. 

  • 1½ kg lamb
  • leg or shoulder (fat trimmed, cut into chunks)
  • 100 ml olive oil
  • 100 ml red wine
  • 2 tsp dried oregano
  • zest and juice 2 lemons
  • 2 garlic cloves (crushed)

To serve

  • flatbread (shredded red cabbage (tossed with lemon juice),)
  • cucumber
  • tomato
  • chilli sauce
  • natural yogurt
  1. Put the lamb into a large bowl or strong food bag. Add the olive oil, wine, oregano, lemon zest and juice, garlic and black pepper- don’t add salt yet. Mix together so that all the lamb is completely coated, then chill and marinate for at least few hours or overnight.
  2. Lift the chunks of lamb out of the marinade and thread onto 10 metal skewers, or wooden ones that have been soaked. Freeze, or heat a grill, barbecue or griddle pan if you want to eat them straight away.
  3. Season the meat with salt, then cook the skewers for 10-12 min. turning, until cooked to your liking. Serve tucked into warm flat breads with salad and drizzle with chilli sauce and yogurt.

Recipe Sourced From BBCgoodfood

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