Souvlakia (Shish-kebob)

Featured in the Honolulu Star-Bulletin on August 26, 2009.

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Ingredients:

Souvlakia (Shish-kebob)

Marinade:

  • Juice of 6 lemons
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons oregano
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 cup dry wine (optional)
  • 1 to 2 cloves of garlic, chopped
  • 1 large onion, cut in large slices
  • 1 leg of lamb (8 to 10 pounds), boned, trimmed and cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 3 large green peppers, cut in large slices
  • 1 to 2 boxes of cherry tomatoes

Directions:

Combine marinade ingredients. Marinate lamb in marinade mixture overnight. Arrange lamb, green peppers, and tomatoes onto skewers. Grill over charcoal, turning frequently. Serve with rice pilaf. Makes 8 servings.

Approximate Nutrient Analysis per serving (based on 8 pounds lamb and not including salt to taste):
960 calories, 73 g fat, 24 g saturated fat, 230 mg cholesterol, 200 mg sodium, 11 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 5 g sugar, 67 g protein

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