Paprika BBQ Lamb Skewers Paprika BBQ Lamb Skewers

Paprika BBQ Lamb Skewers

Quick, barbecue recipe, lamb mince, herbs and paprika shaped into koftas.

prep time
10 mins

cook time
16 minutes

6 people


  • 675g/1½lb lean lamb mince
  • Salt and freshly milled black pepper
  • 1 small red onion, peeled and finely chopped
  • 30ml/2tbsp freshly chopped flat-leaf parsley
  • 30ml/2tbsp freshly chopped mint
  • 15ml/1tbsp smoked paprika powder (available at all good supermarkets)


  1. In a large bowl, mix all the ingredients together.
  2. Using slightly damp hands divide the mixture into 6 portions. Roll each portion into a sausage shape and mould around 6 long wooden (previously soaked in water) or metal skewers or 12 small skewers. Cover and chill for 20 minutes.
  3. Cook the lamb skewers under a preheated moderate grill or on a prepared barbecue for 6-8 minutes on each side until cooked and any meat juices run clear.
  4. Serve the skewers on top of grilled Mediterranean flat bread, a side salad and a dollop of houmous.