Harissa Rack of American Lamb Kebabs

Prep Time

3 HR 20 min

Cook Time

 15 min

Total Time

3 HRS, 35 min



Rack of Lamb Kebabs


Lamb Ingredients:

  • 2 Racks of American Lamb, (cut into 2 bone segments)


Smoky Harissa Seasoning:

  • 3 tablespoons of Chipotle Paste
  • 1 tablespoon Smoked Paprika
  • 1 teaspoon Cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin
  • 1 tablespoon Coriander
  • 1.5 teaspoon Sea Salt
  • 1 tablespoon Caraway Seeds
  • 1 teaspoon Black Pepper
  • 4-6 Garlic Cloves minced
  • 1 Lemon juiced & grated
  • 3 tablespoons of Olive Oil


Mint Yogurt Sauce:

  • 1/4 cup of Yogurt
  • 1 Lemon juiced
  • 2 tbsp of Mint chopped
  • 1 tsp of Salt


In a bowl, mix all the ingredients for the Smoky Harissa Seasoning. Lather that over the top of the lamb chops and let marinade in the fridge for 3-12 hours.

Once marinated, pull out of the fridge and skewer the lamb between the middle of the bones. Discard leftover marinade.

Preheat your grill or charcoal to a medium-high temperature of 325 degrees F.

Add lamb kebabs to grill or over fire, and let cook for about 6-7 minutes per side or until they hit 125 degrees F internal for medium rare.

Once done, pull and let rest for 5 minutes. Mix in a bowl all the ingredients for your Mint Yogurt sauce. Slice the lamb, top with the Mint Yogurt Sauce and enjoy!

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

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

You Also Might Enjoy


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Back to Top

American Lamb Board