Grilled Lamb Kofta Skewers

There are few things better in life than meat on a stick, and this baaaad-boy* is no exception. Plus, it’s super easy, so it makes for a great last-minute dinner option. (*Lamb jokes optional.)

 Barbecued Lamb Kofta Recipe


Grilled Lamb Kofta Skewers

Serves 4



¼ white onion, finely chopped

2 garlic cloves, finely chopped

2 tablespoons fresh, chopped dill, plus more, to serve

1 teaspoon mild paprika

1 teaspoon ground cumin

½ teaspoon ground cinnamon

½ teaspoon each salt and pepper

1 ½ pounds ground lamb

Pita bread and tzatziki sauce, to serve





Assemble your ingredients. Preheat grill to medium-high, and then clean, and grease the grate. Place the onion, garlic, 2 tablespoons of dill, paprika, cumin, cinnamon, and salt and pepper in a large bowl.

Barbecued Lamb Kofta Recipe 



Add the lamb and, using your hands, mix all of the ingredients together. Divide the mixture into four equal portions. Divide each portion into four, creating small balls of meat. Thread the meat onto your skewers, squeezing firmly to ensure the meat is secure.

Barbecued Lamb Kofta Recipe


Place the meat skewers on the preheated grill and cook for about 15 minutes, rotating a few times as they cook.

Lamb Kofta Skewers 



Remove skewers from grill, top with remaining dill, and serve with pita bread and tzatziki, if desired.

Lamb Kofta Skewers Recipe

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