Spicy Lamb Shish Kebabs Recipe

Spicy Lamb Shish Kebabs Recipe

How To Make Spicy Lamb Shish Kebabs

Infuse more interesting flavors into your summer barbecues with these spicy shish kebabs. Chunks of flavorful lamb meat are marinated in spiced yogurt.

Preparation: 24 minutes
Cooking: 6 minutes
Chill Time: 1 hour
Total: 1 hour 30 minutes



  • ¼cupfat free plain Greek yogurt
  • 1tbsphot paprika
  • 1tspground cumin
  • ½tspground allspice
  • 2clovegarlic
  • 1tbspextra virgin olive oil
  • kosher salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 2lbslean leg of lamb,trimmed
  • 1lbsmall zucchini
  • pita bread,warmed


  1. In a large bowl, whisk the yogurt with the paprika, cumin, allspice, garlic, and the 1 tablespoon of olive oil. Season with kosher salt and pepper. Add the lamb and stir until evenly coated.

  2. Let stand at room temperature for 1 hour or refrigerate for up to 3 hours. Light a grill or preheat a grill pan. Thread the lamb and zucchini onto 12 long metal skewers and brush with oil.

  3. Season lightly with salt and pepper. Grill the kebabs over moderately high heat, turning, until the lamb is browned outside and medium-rare inside. Serve the lamb kebabs with the pita.


  • Calories: 367.43kcal
  • Fat: 25.20g
  • Saturated Fat: 10.20g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 10.66g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.16g
  • Carbohydrates: 4.43g
  • Fiber: 1.43g
  • Sugar: 2.43g
  • Protein: 30.09g
  • Cholesterol: 104.41mg
  • Sodium: 568.39mg
  • Calcium: 44.45mg
  • Potassium: 635.00mg
  • Iron: 3.44mg
  • Vitamin A: 35.94µg
  • Vitamin C: 13.94mg
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