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Lamb, Tomato, and Mint Kebabs

Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Lindsey Lower
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Serves 4 (serving size: 2 skewers)

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons fresh ginger
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 pound boneless lean leg of lamb (cut into 24 pieces)
  • 16 cherry tomatoes
  • 16 (1/2-inch) slices cucumber
  • 16 mint leaves
  • 8 (8-inch) skewers
  • Cooking spray
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Nutrition Information

  • calories 185
  • fat 8.5 g
  • satfat 2.4 g
  • sodium 201 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine ginger, olive oil, cumin, coriander, 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt, minced garlic, and lamb; toss. Thread lamb, cherry tomatoes, cucumber slices, and mint leaves alternately onto skewers. Coat with cooking spray; sprinkle with 1/4 teaspoon salt. Place skewers on a grill rack coated with cooking spray. Grill 6 minutes (for medium-rare) or until done, turning skewers occasionally for an even char.

  2. Note: If using wooden skewers, soak them in water for 20 minutes before grilling.

Cook's Notes

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