Pinchitos Morunos

READY IN: 3hrs 15mins
Recipe by canarygirl

Delicious Spanish Tapa! Serve with crusty french bread and red wine and you're in business. Prep time includes marinating time.

Top Review by Nelly

There were 6 of us, so doubled the recipe, (none left,though). They were really good, using lamb fillet. Apart from marinading the were quick and easy to make and I added a mint-jelly dipper (sacrilege), but would cut down a little on garlic and cilantro next time.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Using a mortar and pestle, mash garlic, cilantro, cumin, paprika, thyme, salt and pepper.
  2. Add olive oil and lemon juice or vinegar and mix well.
  3. Place 4-5 pieces of meat on each skewer (for best results, first soak skewers 1/2 hour in water).
  4. Put skewer in a container and top with marinade.
  5. Let marinate for 2-3 hours, turning every once in a while.
  6. Grill over medium heat until cooked through-- about 10-15 minutes, turning as needed.
  7. Serve with lemon wedges and cilantro.
  8. Note: These can be done in the oven too-375° for 15 minutes (about), turning once.

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