Marinated Greek Lamb Souvlaki

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1kg lamb leg or shoulder, cut into chunks

5 tbsp Jacoub’s Lamb Souvlaki Seasoning

80ml olive oil (approx. 5-6 tbsps)

1 Lemon juice

10 metal or wooden skewers


1. To prepare this Greek lamb souvlaki recipe, cut the meat into equal sized (3 cm) chunks.

2. In a large bowl add the meal, olive oil, lemon juice, and Jacoub’s Lamb Souvlaki Seasoning. Blend to coat. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap, chill and let marinade for at least 4 hours. 

3. Thread the pieces, comfortably, onto the skewers. Heat a grill and cook the lamb souvlaki for about 10-15 minutes, until cooked to your liking.

4. Enjoy this delicious Greek lamb souvlaki recipe with pita bread, tzatziki sauce, and a nice refreshing Greek feta salad.

Pro Tip

The meat that can be separated from the fat and sinew of the cheaper cuts—lamb shank, lamb neck—makes the tastiest kebabs.