Persian Turkey Kofta Kebabs Recipe

Persian Turkey Kofta Kebabs Recipe

How To Make Persian Turkey Kofta Kebabs

Impress your dinner guests with these juicy Middle Eastern turkey kofta kebabs! Try this hearty fusion of grilled meatball and hamburger on a stick today.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
Chill Time: 30 minutes
Total: 55 minutes



  • 20oz93% lean ground turkey
  • 1small onion,minced
  • 2garlic cloves,minced
  • ¼cupfresh parsley,chopped
  • 2tbspbread crumbs
  • ¼tspallspice
  • ¼tspcoriander
  • ¼tsppaprika
  • ¼tspchili powder
  • salt and fresh pepper,to taste


  1. In a large bowl, combine the ground turkey, onion, garlic, parsley, breadcrumbs, spices, salt, and pepper until evenly blended.

  2. Divide the meat into heaping ¼ cup portions to get 12 pieces rolled into log-shaped ovals.

  3. Place the logs on a cookie sheet, then refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.

  4. If using wooden skewers, soak them in water for at least 30 minutes before grilling.

  5. Preheat grill to high heat.

  6. Carefully insert the skewer through the formed meat.

  7. Grill for 15 minutes covered over indirect heat. Finish over a low flame for 3 to 4 minutes on each side, turning occasionally, until meat is no longer pink.

  8. Serve with favorite sauces, and enjoy!


  • Calories: 239.33kcal
  • Fat: 12.14g
  • Saturated Fat: 3.15g
  • Trans Fat: 0.16g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 4.11g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 3.71g
  • Carbohydrates: 5.43g
  • Fiber: 0.91g
  • Sugar: 1.03g
  • Protein: 27.52g
  • Cholesterol: 104.89mg
  • Sodium: 392.82mg
  • Calcium: 52.73mg
  • Potassium: 376.88mg
  • Iron: 2.25mg
  • Vitamin A: 53.18µg
  • Vitamin C: 6.82mg
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