Spring Lamb Kebabs

Makes: 4-6 servings
Free of: gluten and all top allergens (soy is optional)

Photo: Chris Gonzaga



  • 4 cups (1 kg) lamb shoulder, diced
  • 12 crimini (brown button) mushrooms
  • 12 red pearl onions, peeled


  • 2 tsp ground cumin
  • 2 tsp fresh rosemary, chopped
  • 1 tbsp fresh thyme, chopped
  • 2 tsp paprika
  • 3 tbsp soy sauce or wheat-free Tamari [optional]
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) olive oil
  • Pinch salt
  • Pinch pepper
  • 6-8 large metal skewers


  1. In a large bowl, combine marinade ingredients and mix thoroughly. Add lamb, mushrooms and onions to marinade. Coat well and set aside for one hour.
  2. Pre-heat barbecue, grill or broiler to medium-high.
  3. Thread lamb, mushrooms and onions onto skewers in an alternating pattern.
  4. Cook kebabs, turning frequently until done, approximately 6-8 minutes. Serve with saffron rice.

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