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Marinated Greek Lamb Souvlaki

 

Main Ingredients

Ra'yat Frozen Lamb

Ingredients

1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil

1/3 cup chopped fresh mint

1/4 cup red wine vinegar

1 tablespoon dried oregano

2 teaspoons kosher salt

1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

1/2 teaspoon dried crushed red pepper

8 garlic cloves, grated

1 1/2 pounds boneless leg of lamb, trimmed and cut into 36 (1/2-inch) cubes

2 lemons, cut into wedges

24 grape tomatoes (about 1 pint)

Cooking spray

 

How to Make It

  • Step 1

Place first 9 ingredients in a large bowl; toss to coat. Squeeze lemon wedges over lamb mixture, and add rinds to mixture; toss to combine. Let stand 1 hour. Soak 12 (6-inch) wooden skewers in cold water for 30 minutes.

  • Step 2

Thread 3 lamb cubes and 2 tomatoes onto each skewer, alternating lamb and tomato. Discard marinade.

  • Step 3

Heat a large cast iron skillet or grill pan over medium-high heat; coat pan with cooking spray. Place 6 skewers in skillet. Cook 4 minutes on each side or until desired degree of doneness. Remove skewers to a platter. Wipe skillet clean with paper towels. Repeat with cooking spray and remaining skewers. Serve with Tzatziki.

 

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