Barbie bash: get grilling!
Serves 8, Prep 20 mins, Cook 15 mins
1.5kg deboned leg of lamb, cut into 4cm cubes 24 cherry tomatoes
(about 2 punnets) 2 x 180g blocks haloumi,
cut into 16 cubes Lemon wedges and
fresh mint, to serve
2 tblsps finely grated lemon rind 2 tblsps lemon juice 2 tblsps olive oil 2 tsps dried oregano Salt and pepper, to taste
1 Lebanese cucumber, grated 1 cup Greek-style yoghurt 1 clove garlic, crushed ¼ cup fresh mint
leaves, shredded 1 tblsp olive oil
For marinade, mix ingredients in a bowl. Add lamb. Toss to coat. Chill, covered, for 2 hours to marinate. 2 To make tzatziki, squeeze cucumber to remove excess liquid. Mix with remaining ingredients. Season with salt and pepper. 3 Thread lamb onto 8 x 25cm metal skewers. Alternately, thread tomatoes and haloumi onto 8 x 25cm metal skewers.
Cook lamb skewers on a heated, lightly oiled barbecue plate over a medium heat, turning occasionally, for about 10 minutes, or until done. 5 Cook tomato and haloumi skewers for about 5 minutes, turning occasionally, until cheese is golden brown. 6 Serve skewers with tzatziki, lemon wedges and fresh mint.
TIP Replace lamb with chicken or pork for a change.
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