Rosemary and garlic lamb skewers Recipe

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serves:

6

Skill:

easy

Prep:

15 min

Cooking:

10 min

Nutrition per portion

RDA
Calories 290 kCal 15%
Fat 18g 26%
  -  Saturates 6g 30%

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Ingredients

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  • 750g boneless lamb shoulder, cut in 4cm cubes
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1tbsp rosemary, leaves only, chopped
  • 4tbsp olive oil
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • for minty tzatziki
  • 200g natural yogurt
  • Cucumber, peeled, deseeded and grated
  • Small handful mint, chopped
  • 1⁄2tsp ground cumin

Method

  • Mix the lamb with the garlic, rosemary, oil and lemon zest and leave to marinate for 1 hr or overnight .

  • When ready to cook, season the meat with salt and freshly ground black pepper. Thread onto metal skewers and griddle on a hot BBQ for 5-6 mins (for medium rare), rotating occasionally until slightly charred on all sides. Cover
    with foil and rest for 5 mins.

  • For the tzatziki, combine all the ingredients, season to taste and serve with the hot lamb.

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Leftover cooked lamb will keep for up to two days. Wrap well and leave in the fridge. Use to make a tomato-based curry.