LAMB KEBABS WITH PARMESAN YOGURT SAUCE

LAMB KEBABS WITH PARMESAN YOGURT SAUCE

YIELDS: 8 Servings PREP TIME: 10 mins COOK TIME: 10 mins TOTAL TIME: 20 mins
1 red onion, finely chopped
6 cloves garlic, minced
2 tbsp finely chopped thyme
½ cup coarsely chopped rosemary
½ cup olive oil
1 habanero pepper, seeds and stems removed, finely chopped (optional)
2 lbs boneless leg of lamb, cut into 1" cubes
½ tsp black pepper
2 ½ tsp salt
Parmesan Yogurt Sauce 
1 ¼ cups plain, whole milk yogurt
¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese
½ cup finely chopped basil
½ tsp cumin
½ garlic clove, grated
Tools 
Cutting board 
Knife
Mixing bowls 
Grill 
Skewers
  1. Combine the onion, garlic, thyme, rosemary, oil, and habanero (if using) in a large bowl.
  2. Season the lamb cubes with the black pepper and 2 tsp of salt. Add to the onion mixture and mix until well coated. Cover and refrigerate for at least 4 hours.
  3. Lightly oil grill or grill pan and preheat to medium.
  4. In a medium bowl, stir together the yogurt, parmesan cheese, basil, cumin, grated garlic, and 1/2 tsp salt. Mix until well combined. Set aside.
  5. Thread the marinated lamb cubes onto 12 skewers (if using wooden skewers, soak them beforehand).
  6. Grill the skewers for 3-4 minutes on each side, until the meat is evenly cooked and slightly charred.
  7. Serve with the parmesan-yogurt sauce and enjoy!

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