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Kibbeh On Skewers (Lebanese Kabab)

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  Dalia 200 Gram (broken wheat)
  Minced meat 500 Gram
  Onion 1 Large, finely chopped
  All spice powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon powder 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Grated nutmeg 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Chilli powder 1 Teaspoon
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste

1 The mince should be very lean, preferably from the hind legs and very finely minced. Mince it once again at home. Soak the broken wheat for an hour in hot water and drain. Squeeze to dry very well.
2 Finely chop the onion and mix the mince, the cinnamon, all spice powder, nutmeg, chilli, salt and pepper.
3 Moistening your hands now and then by dipping them into a bowl of lightly salted iced water, knead the mixture until well blended and smooth.
4 For a finer consistency, You may mince the mixture once again adding a tbsp of iced water.
5 Moistening your hands, take about 3 tbsp of the mixture, form it into a sausage shape and flatten slightly. Thread each one onto a bamboo skewer (presoaked in water to prevent scorching).
6 Roast the kibbeh under a hot grill or over live coals until golden brown and cooked through. Serve with a curd sauce.

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Main Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 371 Calories from Fat 143

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 16 g24.5%

Saturated Fat 6.1 g30.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 74.5 mg24.8%

Sodium 160 mg6.7%

Total Carbohydrates 31 g10.4%

Dietary Fiber 7.5 g30.1%

Sugars 2.5 g

Protein 27 g53.3%

Vitamin A 5.1% Vitamin C 7.6%

Calcium 3.1% Iron 6.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Kibbeh On Skewers (Lebanese Kabab) Recipe