Recipe for Greek Style Lamb Souvlaki

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Lamb is one of the most popular meats in Greece, and souvlaki is one of the most common ways to prepare it. This recipe is finished with some fresh Greek yogurt or tzatziki, a Greek yogurt dip.

Greek Style Lamb Souvlaki With Yogurt (Arni Souvlaki me Yiaourti) Recipe Ingredients:

  • 1 recipe ladolemono
  • 2 1/2 pounds boneless leg of lamb, cubed
  • 1 recipe tzatziki or 1 1/2 cups Greek yogurt

How to Prepare Greek Style Lamb Souvlaki:

Prepare the ladolemono according to the recipe instructions.

Place the lamb cubes in a bowl. Pour the ladolemono into the bowl and toss into the lamb cubes.

Cover the bowl and place it in the refrigerator for at least two hours, but overnight is ideal.

When ready to make the souvlaki, preheat the grill to 350 degrees Fahrenheit or get the coals ready if using charcoal.

Pierce the meat into the skewers. If using bamboo skewers, be sure to soak them in water for a few hours before grilling the meat.

Place each skewer on the grill and grill on each side for 2-3 minutes. Repeat until the meat is cooked all the way through.

Serve the cooked skewers with tzatziki or Greek yogurt.

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