Spicy Lamb Kebabs with Mint and Nectarine Salsa Spicy Lamb Kebabs with Mint and Nectarine Salsa

Spicy Lamb Kebabs with Mint and Nectarine Salsa

Eat Serve the skewers with the salsa and garlic bread.

prep time
10 mins

cook time
15 minutes

serves
4 people

Ingredients

  • 450g/1lb lean lamb leg or shoulder steaks, cut into 2.5cm/1inch cubes
  • 4-6 red chillies, deseeded and cut in half
  • For the marinade

  • :1 garlic clove, peeled and crushed
  • 5ml/1tsp coriander seeds, finely crushed
  • Finely grated zest of 1 lemon and 1 lime
  • 10ml/2tsp olive or sunflower oil
  • Salt and freshly milled black pepper
  • For the nectarine and mint salsa

  • :3 ripe nectarines or peaches, halved, stoned and diced
  • 4 spring onions, finely chopped
  • 45ml/3tbsp freshly chopped mint
  • 30ml/2tbsp fresh lime juice

Method

  1. Prepare the marinade; in a large shallow bowl mix together all the marinade ingredients.
  2. Thread equal amounts of lamb and chillies onto 4 short metal or wooden skewers (previously soaked in cold water for 20 minutes). Place in a shallow dish, pour over the marinade, cover and refrigerate for at least 20 minutes or overnight.
  3. Meanwhile, prepare the salsa; in a large bowl mix all the ingredients together and set aside.
  4. Cook the steaks on a prepared barbecue or preheated moderate grill and cook for 8-12 minutes, turning occasionally until cooked and any meat juices run clear.
  5. Serve the skewers with the salsa and garlic bread.