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Lamb Kabobs with Yogurt Sauce

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. + marinating Grill: 10 min.

Makes

2 servings

I make these whenever I find lamb stew chunks at the meat counter. I've served it to people who aren't fond of lamb but enjoyed the flavor of these kabobs.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup white wine or chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons ground coriander
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 pound sirloin lamb roast, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1/2 cup plain yogurt
  • 6 medium fresh mushrooms
  • 1 medium zucchini, cut into 1/2-inch slices
  • 1-1/2 cups hot cooked couscous

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, combine the first 6 ingredients. Pour 1/3 cup marinade into a shallow dish; add lamb and turn to coat. Cover; refrigerate for 15 minutes.
  2. Pour 1 tablespoon marinade into a small bowl. Stir in yogurt; cover and refrigerate. Cover and refrigerate remaining marinade for basting. Drain and discard marinade from lamb. On two metal or soaked wooden skewers, alternately thread lamb, mushrooms and zucchini.
  3. Grill kabobs, covered, over medium heat for 5-6 minutes on each side or until lamb reaches desired doneness (for medium-rare, a thermometer should read 135°; medium, 140°; medium-well, 145°), basting frequently with reserved marinade. Serve with couscous and yogurt mixture.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 500 calories, 20g fat (5g saturated fat), 72mg cholesterol, 572mg sodium, 40g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 6g fiber), 31g protein.

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