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Lamb kabobs on a platter with a mint yogurt sauce next to it.

Grilled Lamb Kabobs with Mint-Yogurt Sauce

Teri & Jenny
These easy lamb kababs with a mint yogurt sauce are great for summer barbecues. They're packed with so much flavor and go perfectly with the sweet and savory sauce!
5 from 4 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 16 mins
inactive time 3 hrs
Total Time 3 hrs 26 mins
Course dinner, lunch, Main Course, main dish
Servings 4
Calories 443 kcal


  • 12 wooden bamboo skewers


lamb kabobs

  • tbsp olive oil divided
  • tbsp red wine vinegar
  • tbsp Dijon Mustard
  • 1 tbsp minced rosemary
  • 1 tbsp minced tarragon
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • pounds boneless New Zealand grass-fed lamb shoulder cut into 1 inch cubes
  • salt and pepper to taste

mint yogurt sauce

  • 1 cup greek yogurt
  • 2 tbsp chopped mint leaves
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • tbsp honey
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • In a mixing bowl combine 3 tablespoons oil, vinegar, mustard, rosemary, tarragon, and garlic cloves and whisk together.
  • Add lamb to marinade and toss together until each piece is evenly coated.
  • Refrigerate and marinate for 3 hours.
  • Soak 10-12 bamboo skewers in water for about 30 minutes.
  • Remove lamb from refrigerator and skewer cubes of lamb onto bamboo skewers until all cubes have been skewered. Season each skewer generously with salt and pepper on all sides.
  • Set a grill or grill pan on medium-high heat and brush the surface with remaining oil.
  • Grill skewers (in batches if needed) for 4 minutes on each side. Remove from heat and allow kabobs to rest, about 5 minutes.
  • For sauce: Combine all of the ingredients in a bowl and whisk together. Season with salt and pepper and stir together.
  • To serve: Pile skewers onto a platter and top with a sprinkle of sea salt flakes and cracked black pepper. Serve with dipping sauce.


Calories: 443kcalCarbohydrates: 11gProtein: 41gFat: 26gSaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 117mgSodium: 208mgPotassium: 611mgFiber: 1gSugar: 8gVitamin A: 151IUVitamin C: 5mgCalcium: 101mgIron: 4mg
Keyword grilled, kabob, lamb, yogurt sauce
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