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Lamb_kofta Lamb kofta is my new obsession right now. I love having it as my protein on a salad. Today we put our Lamb Kofta over a bed of rice with a a little side salad with tomatoes and cucumbers. I also love getting some Tzatziki in there too if you have it. Sprouts store bought tzatiki is a go to at my house. This is a great recipe too because it keeps so well, and makes the perfect topper for your lunch salad the next day. :)
♥ Teri


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Lamb Kofta

Makes 6 (7” each)

1 tablespoon vegetable oil, divided
1 small shallot, minced (about 3 tablespoons)
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 teaspoon minced ginger
2 teaspoon cumin
1 teaspoon coriander
1 lb. ground lamb
1/2 bunch parsley, finely chopped
1/4 bunch mint leaves, finely chopped
Salt and cracked black pepper to taste
6 bamboo skewers (12” long and 1/2” wide), soaked in water (~30 minutes)

1. Place 6 (12 inch )
2. Place small skillet over medium-high heat. Once skillet is hot, add 1 teaspoon oil.
3. Add shallot, garlic and ginger to skillet and saute for 4 to 5 minutes. Add cumin and coriander and continue to saute for 1 minute. Lightly season with salt and pepper.
4. Remove shallot mixture from heat and slightly cool, about 10 minutes.
5. In a large mixing bowl combine ground lamb, shallot mixture, parsley, and mint. Season with salt and cracked black pepper and mix together until fully combined.
6. Divide mixture into 6 equal portions and with wet hands form each portion of lamb into a 1 1/2” by 7” log. Press a skewer into the center of each lamb log and form the meat around the skewer until secure, leaving about a 4” handle on the bottom and a 1” handle on top.
7. Place large grill pan over medium-high heat. Once pan is hot, brush with remaining oil and add skewers, about 1” apart.
8. Grill skewers on each side, for 6 to 8 minutes or until just cooked through, with nice grill marks. Remove from heat, transfer to a platter with a bed of basmati rice and a romaine, cucumber and tomato side salad and hummus of choice. Serve.

  1. Jennifer Not Specified Not Specified

    This looks so yum! Could this be made with other meats?

  2. Elizabeth Higgins Not Specified Not Specified

    The Lamb Kofta tastes amazing! I cooked this for my friends yesterday, and they loved it, Jenny! The tenderness of the lamb’s meat was perfect, just by following your recipe. Can I also use other kinds of meat, aside from the lamb’s? Thanks for sharing!

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