Middle Eastern Couscous Salad with Lamb
- Soak bamboo skewers in water for 15 minutes. Mix together lamb, egg, lemon juice, mint, olive oil, garlic, lemon zest, salt, cumin, coriander, cinnamon and pepper until combined.
- Preheat grill to medium-high heat; grease grate well. Shape lamb mixture by heaping 2 tablespoonfuls into small sausage shapes to make 12 kabobs; thread lengthwise onto skewers. Grill kabobs, turning occasionally, for 10 to 12 minutes or until cooked through and no longer pink inside.
Lamb Kofta Kabobs:
Pickled Red Onion: Whisk together lime juice, sugar and salt until well combined. Add red onion; stir to coat, then cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour or up to 2 days.
Couscous Salad: Whisk together yogurt, olive oil, lime juice, lime zest, garlic, salt and pepper. Combine couscous, tomato, cucumber, mint and parsley in large bowl. Toss with dressing and divide among 4 plates. Top with Lamb Kofta Kabobs and pickled onions.
Cooking Method: Grill
World Cuisine: Middle Eastern
Product: Extra Virgin