Spicy Lamb Shish Kebabs With Greek Pita Bread

Total Time
1hr 36mins
Prep 1 hr 30 mins
Cook 6 mins

POSTED FOR RAMADAN TAG. Recipe by Grace Parisi on http://www.foodandwine.com

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large bowl, whisk the yogurt with the paprika, cumin, allspice, garlic and the 1 tablespoon of olive oil. Season with 1 1/2 teaspoons of kosher salt and 1/2 teaspoon of pepper.
  2. Add the lamb and stir until evenly coated.
  3. Let stand at room temperature for 1 hour or refrigerate for up to 3 hours.
  4. Light a grill or preheat a grill pan. Thread the lamb and zucchini onto 12 long metal skewers and brush with oil.
  5. Season lightly with salt and pepper.
  6. Grill the kebabs over moderately high heat, turning, until the lamb is browned outside and medium-rare inside, 6 minutes.
  7. Serve the lamb kebabs with Warm Greek pita bread.
Most Helpful

Its an absolutely delightful meal full of flavour and so easy to prepare. we served it with garlic bread and a tossed salad, thanks for posting.

JoyfulCook August 04, 2011

This is a delicious dinner. Don't be afraid of the "spicy" in the title, it is not hot, but rather flavorful. Not big fans of pitas, we served the kebabs with a quinoa mixture topped with a little feta cheese and sauteed baby mushrooms. Very good!

CaliforniaJan April 02, 2010

Make My Recipe Tag#10: Delicious recipe!! Love the yogurt marinade for this with all the spices - wonderful!

Mom2Rose March 29, 2010