Mary Had a Little Lamb Kebab Marinade & Sauce

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 10 mins

An unusual sauce for Armenian Shish Kebobs that can be used on other cuts of lamb for the grill. This was given to me years ago by my friend's Armenian father-in-law. (For a spicier marinade/sauce, use red pepper flakes instead of the black pepper.) NOTE: Cooking time does not include marinating time. Also cooking time is estimated, depending on thickness of lamb cubes.)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine ingredients for the marinade and pour over lamb chunks (or other cuts). Marinate for 5 hours. Place lamb on skewers (or on rack, if not kebabs). Broil on all sides over medium coals to medium-rare to medium doneness, basting frequently with remaining marinade.
  2. (Note: This is enough for up to 4# lamb.).

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