Turkish Lamb, Fig, and Mint Kebabs

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READY IN: 1hr 8mins
Recipe by ratherbeswimmin

From Cooking Light. Serving size: 2 kebabs. Per serving: 441 calories, 11.3 g fat, 35 g protein, 53.4 g carb, 10.1 g fiber, 101 mg cholesterol.

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  1. Trim all visible fat from lamb; cut lamb into 48 (1-inch pieces; set aside.
  2. Combine the mint and the next 8 ingredients in a large zip-lock heavy-duty plastic bag; shake around to combine.
  3. Add in lamb; seal bag; shake to coat and marinate in refrigerator for 20 minutes, turning the bag occasionally.
  4. Remove lamb from bag and discard marinade.
  5. In a large bowl, combine the boiling water and figs; cover and let stand 10 minutes or until soft.
  6. Drain figs well; cut in half.
  7. Cut each onion into 6 wedges; cut each wedge in half crosswise (should have 24 pieces).
  8. Thread 4 lamb pieces, 2 figs, and 2 onions alternately onto each of 12 (10-inch) skewers.
  9. Place kebabs on a grill rack (over direct heat)or broiler pan that has been sprayed with cooking spray.
  10. Grill or broil 4 minutes on each side or until desired degree of doneness.

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