Easy Peasy Lamb Skewers

Easy Peasy Lamb Skewers

Wrap up the summer with some quick and easy BBQ! Don't have a grill? No problem! See the notes for an oven cooked option.
Servings 4


  • 1/3 cup avocado oil
  • 1 tsp dried thyme
  • 1/2 tsp dried oregano
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1.5 pounds lamb leg or shoulder cut into 2 inch cubes
  • Juice from 1 lemon


  • In a large bowl, whisk the first seven ingredients until combined.
    1/3 cup avocado oil, 1 tsp dried thyme, 1/2 tsp dried oregano, 2 cloves garlic, 1 1/2 tsp sea salt, 1 tsp ground black pepper, 1 bay leaf
  • Add the lamb and juice of 1 lemon, and marinate for at least 2 hours, or overnight.
    1.5 pounds lamb leg or shoulder, Juice from 1 lemon
  • Thread the lamb pieces onto skewers. (If using wooden skewers, be sure to soak them in water for 20 minutes first).
  • Preheat your grill on high for 10-15 minutes. Grill the lamb uncovered, turning every 1-2 minutes, until lamb is cooked to desired doneness (Total cook time for medium-medium rare is 7-8 minutes).
  • Serve and enjoy!


Easy Peasy Lamb Skewers
Enjoy with:
Grilled vegetables (zucchini, yellow squash, red onion, bell peppers and mushrooms are all great choices).
Quinoa tabouleh
Brown rice
Medterranean salad of tomatoes, peppers, and cucumber dressed in red wine and olive oil
No grill? No problem! Broil in the oven on a broiling pan for 2-4 minutes on each side (flip once). Cubes should be evenly browned but still pink in the middle.