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Skewered Lamb

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  Lamb fillet 450 Gram, cut into 2.5 cm or 1 inch cubes (Around 1 pound)
  Crushed peppercorns 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt To Taste
  White wine 150 Milliliter (Around 0.25 Pint)
  Oranges 1⁄2 , coarsely grated rind
  Ground cinnamon 1 Pinch
  Onions 1 Small, thinly sliced
  Onions 1 Small, finely chopped
  Olive oils 1 Tablespoon
  Saffron strands 1 Pinch
  Egg yolks 1
  Plain yogurt 2 Tablespoon (Unsweetened Variety)
  Oranges 1⁄2 , juiced
  Corn flour 1 Teaspoon
  Artificial sweetener To Taste

1. Put the cubed lamb into a shallow dish with the peppercorns, salt, white wine, orange rind, cinnamon and sliced onion. Cover and chill for 2 hours.
2. Drain the meat, reserving the marinade, and thread on to skewers.
3. Put the kebabs under a preheated grill and grill for 4-5 minutes on each side.
4. Meanwhile make the sauce. Fry the chopped onion in the olive oil for 3 minutes. Add the strained marinade and the saffron and bubble briskly for 1 minute.
5. Blend the egg yolk with the yogurt, orange juice and corn flour; add to the sauce and stir over a gentle heat until lightly thickened. Add a little artificial sweetener if necessary.
6. Serve the cooked kebabs accompanied by the sauce.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 265 Calories from Fat 81

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 9 g14%

Saturated Fat 1.1 g5.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 121.5 mg40.5%

Sodium 194.7 mg8.1%

Total Carbohydrates 13 g4.5%

Dietary Fiber 2.1 g8.4%

Sugars 7 g

Protein 27 g53.2%

Vitamin A 3.1% Vitamin C 37.7%

Calcium 5% Iron 2.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Skewered Lamb Recipe