Middle Eastern Lamb Kebabs Recipe

(serves 4)

625g lean minced lamb
50g (2oz) breadcrumbs
2 diced shallots
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon cumin
1/2 teaspoon allspice
4 juicy tomatoes
1/2 cucumber (thinly sliced)
4 pitta breads
1/4 chopped iceberg lettuce
4 tablespoons natural yoghurt (optional)
1 egg
freshly chopped mint
freshly chopped coriander
8 metal skewers


1. To make this free lamb kebab recipe simple place the lamb mince, breadcrumbs, shallots, chopped herbs, spices (except the coriander) and egg in a large bowl and using your hands blend and mix everything together.

2. Divide the mixture into 8 and roll each section into a sausage shape. Place each sausage onto a metal skewer.

3. Put your grill on a high setting and once hot enough, grill the kebabs under it turning often for around 10-13 minutes.

4. Whilst the kebabs are cooking under the grill, fill each pitta bread with cucumber, lettuce, coriander and tomatoes.

5. Once the tasty lamb kebabs are cooked, remove them from the skewers and place into the pitta bread. You can serve this wonderful dish with a small bowl of natural yoghurt should you wish to.

Thank you to Amilia for this recipe.


  1. Trisha says

    Just to say thanks for sharing this recipe, it tasty truly wonderful, I shall be make this again very soon!

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