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Smokey Grilled Apricot Lamb Kebabs

PREP TIME:1 hour 10 minutes COOK TIME:15 minutes TOTAL TIME:1 hour 25 minutes. By Running to the kitchen.

Serving :6 persons


1/2 cup plain yogurt

juice of 1 lemon

1 1/2 teaspoons smoked paprika

1/2 teaspoon oregano

black pepper

2 1/2 pounds American lamb kebab/stew meat

2 cups dried apricots

boiling water

1 medium red onion, cut into chunks


Add the yogurt, lemon juice, smoked paprika, oregano and pepper to a large bowl, whisk until well combined. Add the lamb meat and toss until all the pieces are coated in the yogurt mixture. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.

Place the apricots in a medium bowl. Cover with boiling water and let sit for at least 30 minutes to plump up.

Thread a piece of marinated lamb, an apricot and then a piece of red onion onto a metal or wooden skewer, repeat in that order until the skewer is filled with all the ingredients.

Grill kebabs over medium-high heat on an outdoor grill or stove-top grill pan, flipping once browned and grill marks appear, about 2-3 minutes per side.


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