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Easy Lamb Kebabs

These easy lamb kebabs are made with tender cubes of lamb marinated in a simple lemon, garlic, and herb marinade then threaded onto skewers with peppers and onion.
Course Easy Mid Week Meal
Cuisine Mediterranean
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
marinating (min) 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 25 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 324kcal


  • ½ lemon finely grated zest and juice
  • 1 tbsp rapeseed oil
  • 1 tsp fresh thyme leaves or ½tsp dried thyme
  • 1 clove garlic crushed
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 750 g lean lamb
  • 1 red pepper
  • 1 red onion


  • Combine the lemon juice, zest, oil, thyme, garlic and seasoning together in a shallow non metallic dish.
  • Cut the lamb into chunks and add to the marinade. Toss until well coated in the marinade. Cover and chill for at least one hour or up to 24 hours
  • Remove the meat and allow to come up to room temperature while preparing the pepper and onion.
  • Cut the pepper in half and discard the stem, core and seeds. Cut into chunks
  • Peel and cut the onion into thick wedges.
  • Thread the meat onto 4 skewers alternating with pieces of the pepper and onion. 
  • Cook on the barbecue or under a hot grill for about 10 minutes, turning frequently. Serve.


If using wooden skewers remember to soak the skewers in cold water for at least 30 minutes before using to prevent them burning.


Serving: 1kebab | Calories: 324kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 39g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 123mg | Sodium: 130mg | Potassium: 639mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 18.6% | Vitamin C: 57.9% | Calcium: 3.2% | Iron: 21.4%