Lamb souvlaki

AWW
Cooking time
Less than 30 minutes
Cuisine
Greek
Serves
4
Type
Kids
Family
5 stars - based on 1 reviews
Lamb souvlaki

Ingredients

  • 1½ cups (420g) Dairy Farmers European Yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 2 teaspoons finely chopped oregano
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 600g diced lamb
  • 1 (130g) lebanese cucumber, seeded, chopped finely
  • ¼ cup finely chopped mint
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 large pitta bread
  • 75g rocket leaves
  • 2 medium (300g) tomatoes, chopped coarsely
  • 1 medium (170g) red onion, sliced thinly

Preparation method

Combine yogurt, juice, garlic, oregano and cumin in a large bowl; remove half and reserve. Add lamb to remaining yogurt mixture; toss to coat lamb. Thread lamb onto four wooden skewers. Stir cucumber and mint into reserved yogurt mixture.

Drizzle lamb skewers with oil; cook in a heated oiled grill pan (or grill or barbecue) until cooked as desired.

Warm pitta in microwave on High (100%) for 20 seconds. Divide rocket, tomato and onion among pitta; top with lamb skewers and drizzle with reserved yogurt mixture. Roll pitta tightly to enclose filling. Holding pitta tightly; pull skewer from meat and discard.

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