Souvlake (Greek Lamb Skewers)

4
Servings
20m
Prep Time
10m
Cook Time
30m
Ready In


"Lemony lamb skewers cooked rare on the BBQ, with a nice garlicky yogurt drizzle. Doesn't get any better - or easier - than this! Just add a nice Greek salad (with potato salad on the bottom) and some crusty bread for an amazing lunch! NOTE: Time does not include overnight marinating time."

Original recipe yields 4 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (316.5 g)
  • Calories 839.6
  • Total Fat - 69.7 g
  • Saturated Fat - 26.3 g
  • Cholesterol - 173.4 mg
  • Sodium - 375.6 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 4.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 0.7 g
  • Sugars - 2.3 g
  • Protein - 45.8 g
  • Calcium - 116.1 mg
  • Iron - 4.9 mg
  • Vitamin C - 1 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.3 mg

Step 1

Place the lamb in a non-metallic bowl with 2 tablespoons oil, the lemon rind, lemon juice, wine, oregano, garlic, bay leaves and some black pepper. Toss, then cover and refrigerate overnight.

Step 2

Place the yogurt and the other 2 cloves garlic in a bowl, mix well, and let stand for 30 minutes.

Step 3

Drain the lamb. Thread onto 8 skewers and cook on a barbecue, brushing with the remaining oil, for 7-8 minutes, or until done to your liking.

Step 4

Serve with the yogurt, bread, and a salad.

Tips & Variations


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