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Shish Kebab

Shish kebabs are any food that is cooked on a stick or skewer, including meat, seafood, poultry, vegetables, and fruit.
For US to UK equivalents see this rough guide

Recipe Ingredients:

  • 2 pounds lamb
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 6 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 teaspoon of mixed spices
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • Salt to taste
  • 6 small onions peeled and cut into quarters
  • 2 green peppers cut into 1 inch pieces


In a bowl mix the lamb which is cut in to cubes, olive oil, minced garlic, spices, salt and pepper. Stir well. Keep in the fridge for 5-6 hours to marinate.

Add the meat, onions and green pepper alternatively to the skewers. Grill them until done.

Serve hot with garlic or tahini sauce.

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For US to UK equivalents for food weights and measurements see this rough guide

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