Arni Souvlaki (Skewered Lamb) Recipe
1 karen mintzias
1 leg lamb (2 kg), boned
1/2 cup olive oil
1/2 cup dry white wine
1 lemon (juice only)
2 tsp dried rigani or oregano
2 garlic cloves, crushed
3 bay leaves, broken in pieces
1 salt and pepper
Serves: 6-8 Cooking time: 15 minutes
Cut lamb into 4 cm (1 1/2 inch) cubes and place in a glass or
earthenware dish. Add remaining ingredients to lamb, mix well to
coat meat, and cover. Leave in refrigerator to marinate for 12-24
hours, stirring meat occasionally.
Lift lamb out of marinade and thread onto metal skewers. Pieces of
bay leaf may be placed between lamb cubes.
Cook under a hot grill or over glowing charcoal, running and basting
frequently with marinade. Grill for 15 minutes or until cooked to
taste. Place on a platter and garnish with parsley and lemon wedges.
From: "The Complete Middle East Cookbook" by Tess Mallos. ISBN: 1
86302 069 1
Typed for you by Karen Mintzias
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