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Honey-Mint Lamb Skewers

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
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. + marinating Broil: 10 min./batch
  • Makes
    3 dozen (2 cups dip)

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 sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 cups crumbled feta cheese
  • 2 pepperoncini, minced

Directions

  • Mix the first 7 ingredients in a shallow dish. Add lamb; turn to coat. Cover and 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 2 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.
Nutrition Facts
1 skewer with 2-1/2 teaspoons dip: 105 calories, 7g fat (2g saturated fat), 29mg cholesterol, 135mg sodium, 2g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 0 fiber), 9g protein.

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