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August 30, 2019

Grilled American Lamb Kebabs

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Recipe Provided By
"Blue Bowl Recipes"
Prep Time

25 min

Cook Time

15 min

Total Time

40 min

Servings

4

Grilled American Lamb Kebabs in a bowl of lettuce

Ingredients

Lamb

  • 2-1/2 pounds boneless leg American Lamb, cubed
  • 6 cloves garlic, medium to large, minced
  • 1/2 lemon, juiced
  • 6 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper 

Veggies

  • 4 medium bell peppers, chopped into large chucks 
  • 2 medium yellow onions, chopped into large chucks
  • 1-1/2 cups cherry tomatoes
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 lemon, juiced
  • 6 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • Pinch pepper 

For Serving

  • Mixed greens, tossed with lemon juice and olive oil

Directions

For the Lamb: In a large bowl, add garlic, lemon juice, oil, oregano, thyme, salt and pepper; mix together. Add lamb; toss in marinade until well coated. Marinate 2-1/2 to 8 hours. 

For the Veggies: Chop peppers and onions into large chunks. In a large bowl or bag, add garlic, lemon juice, oil, oregano, salt and pepper; mix together. Add peppers and onions; toss in marinade until well coated. Marinate 2-1/2 to 8 hours. 

If using wooden skewers, soak in water for 1 hour before grilling.

For the Kebabs: Alternate meat, peppers and onions, leaving a bit of room on both ends of the skewer. Grill over medium heat about 4 to 5 minutes; rotate, and repeat. Test lamb for doneness. 

Serve with a bed of fresh greens tossed with a splash of lemon juice and olive oil. Refrigerate leftovers in an airtight container for up to 5 days.

USDA recommends the following time and temperature parameters

Ground Lamb

Internal temperature of 160°F

All Other Cuts

Internal temperature of 145°F, with a 3 minute rest

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Visit our Lamb Cooking Time & Temperature page for recipe inspiration and tips on preparing the perfect lamb.
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