Honey-Mint Lamb Skewers Recipe

Honey-Mint Lamb Skewers Recipe
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Honey-Mint Lamb Skewers Recipe

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My hearty lamb bites are delicious and convenient. Assemble them the day before, then pop them under the broiler when the party starts. —Trisha Kruse, Eagle, Idaho
MAKES:
36 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. + marinating Broil: 10 min./batch
MAKES:
36 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. + marinating Broil: 10 min./batch

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 5 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh mint
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 5 garlic cloves, minced
  • Dash salt
  • Dash pepper
  • 3 pounds lamb stew meat
  • LEMON FETA DIP:
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) crumbled feta cheese
  • 2 pepperoncini, minced

Directions

Mix the first seven ingredients in a shallow dish. Add lamb; turn to coat. Refrigerate 4-6 hours.
Preheat broiler. For dip, place sour cream, lemon juice, feta cheese and pepperoncini in a blender; cover and process until smooth. Cover and refrigerate until serving.
Drain lamb and discard marinade. Thread two pieces of lamb on each of 36 soaked wooden skewers; place in two 15x10-in. pans. Broil 6-8 in. from heat until lamb reaches desired doneness, 10-12 minutes, turning occasionally. Serve with dip. Yield: 3 dozen (2 cups dip).
Originally published as Honey-Mint Lamb Skewers in Taste of Home Christmas Annual Annual 2017, p18

  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 5 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh mint
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 5 garlic cloves, minced
  • Dash salt
  • Dash pepper
  • 3 pounds lamb stew meat
  • LEMON FETA DIP:
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) crumbled feta cheese
  • 2 pepperoncini, minced
  1. Mix the first seven ingredients in a shallow dish. Add lamb; turn to coat. Refrigerate 4-6 hours.
  2. Preheat broiler. For dip, place sour cream, lemon juice, feta cheese and pepperoncini in a blender; cover and process until smooth. Cover and refrigerate until serving.
  3. Drain lamb and discard marinade. Thread two pieces of lamb on each of 36 soaked wooden skewers; place in two 15x10-in. pans. Broil 6-8 in. from heat until lamb reaches desired doneness, 10-12 minutes, turning occasionally. Serve with dip. Yield: 3 dozen (2 cups dip).
Originally published as Honey-Mint Lamb Skewers in Taste of Home Christmas Annual Annual 2017, p18

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