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Easy Lamb Skewers

Easy lamb skewers with oven

Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Xingjiang
Servings: 8
Calories: 102 kcal
  • 600 g lamb leg , with 30% fat or you need to get extra lamb fat
  • 1 tbsp. barbecue spice mix , instruction here or use store bought pepper flakes
  • 1 tbsp. cumin powder
  • 1/2 tsp. black pepper
  • 1.5 tsp salt , higher salty level is quite crucial for yummy lamb skewers
  • 1 tsp. whole Sichuan peppercorn
  • 1/2 onion , sliced
  • 1 thumb ginger , rough smashed
  • 2 tbsp. vegetable cooking oil
Serving Mix
  • 1 tbsp. barbecue spice mix
  • 1 tsp. roughly crushed cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  1. How to prepare the lamb leg | cut the lamb leg into cubes around 2cm. Remember to separate the fat if there are large pieces of lamb fat. But just let the fat stay if there is only a thin layer of fat.

  2. Transfer the lamb meat in a large bowl, add all the marinating ingredients except oil and message to ensure each piece is coated well. Cover the set aside overnight.

  3. If you use wooden skewers, soak them in warm water around 15 minutes to avoid burning during the roasting process.

  4. Pre-heat oven to 230 degree C (440 Degree F).

  5. Mix in vegetable cooking oil and then assemble the lamb skewers. Make sure lean meat and fat are loaded alternately.

  6. Pre-heat oven to 230 degree C and then place the lamb skewers in. Roast for 10 minutes. Take out, if the surface of the lamb skewers are too dry, brush a thin layer of cooking oil. and then sprinkle the serving mix. Then continue roasting for 5 minutes.

  7. Serve hot!

Recipe Notes

Nutrition is calculated based on each skewers.

Although this is quite delicious, still recommend to restrict the amount for each meal. Large pieces of pure meat is hard to digest. Prepare yourself each vegetables and fruits after the indulgement.


Nutrition Facts
Easy Lamb Skewers
Amount Per Serving
Calories 102 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Fat 6g9%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Cholesterol 30mg10%
Sodium 588mg26%
Potassium 180mg5%
Carbohydrates 1g0%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 10g20%
Vitamin A 25IU1%
Vitamin C 0.7mg1%
Calcium 22mg2%
Iron 2.1mg12%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.