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Lamb Shish Kebab

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Category: Meat, Main Dish, Marinades & Rubs

 Ingredients List

  • 2 Green Peppers
  • 2 lg Yellow onions
  • 2 lb Leg of lamb or shoulder of
  • Lamb, cut into 1 1/2" cubes
  • 1/2 c Olive oil
  • 1/2 ts Oregano
  • 1/2 ts Dried mint or
  • 1 tb Fresh mint
  • 2 Garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 tb Light soy sauce


Cut the green peppers first in halves and then in thirds the long way.
Remove the seeds and cut each piece across. You now have 12 squares of
green pepper.
Peel the yellow onions and cut in half across the middle. Cut each piece
in quarters. Peel the layers so that you have 6 pieces about the same size
as the green pepper squares.
Place the green peppers and onions in a large mixing bowl along with the
Make a sauce of the olive oil, oregano, mint (more if fresh mint), garlic
and soy sauce. Mix well, and pour over the meat and vegetables. Mix well
again and let sit for 3 hours.
Arrange on skewers in this order: onion, meat, green pepper, meat, onion,
meat, green pepper, meat. End with an onion. Grill until lightly browned on
all sides, approximately 15 minutes (don't overcook).
These can also be broiled in the oven.
You can substitute good beef cubes for the lamb and it still is one of
the best!


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