Balsamic-Spiced Lamb Kabobs
A delightful contrast of fruit and onion breathes new life into these lamb kabobs.
- 1 lb lamb boneless leg or shoulder, cut into 1 1/4-inch cubes
- 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
- 2 Tbs olive oil
- 2 Tbs water
- 1 tsp dried rosemary, crushed
- 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
- 1/2 tsp cumin, ground
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1/4 tsp pepper
- 1/4 tsp cayenne
- 1/4 tsp coriander, ground
- 1/2 cantaloupe or pineapple, cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces
- 16 green onions, cut into 2-inch pieces
- 8 bamboo skewers soaked in water
- In bowl, combine: vinegar, oil, water, rosemary, garlic, cumin, salt, pepper, and coriander.
- Reserve 1/4 cup for basting.
- Add lamb cubes; toss to coat.
- Cover and marinate in refrigerator 6 to 8 hours.
- Drain meat cubes; discard marinade.
- Thread lamb, cantaloupe or pineapple, and green onion onto skewers.
- Brush with reserved marinade.
- Grill over medium-hot coals or broil 4 inches from heat source.
- Cook for 12 to 18 minutes or to desired degree of doneness.
- Turn several times and brush with marinade.
Calories from Fat 115 (43%)
(20%)Total Fat 13g
(17%)Saturated Fat 3g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 8g
Total Carbohydrate 14g
(10%)Dietary Fiber 3g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
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