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Monday, 29 August 2011

Comeragh Mountain marinated and minted lamb skewers


With the up and coming GIY street feast being held in Waterford City on the 10th of September, I have been given the task of coming up with a few tasty bites for 750 people. This one is a little gem and is so, so tasty. The secret is the quality of the lamb and the boys at Comeragh Mountain lamb know their stuff……

For ten skewers you will need;
500g of diced Lamb
15ml of soya sauce, has to be Kikkoman soya
1tsp of roasted and crushed cumin seed
1tsp of roasted and crushed coriander seed
Juice of half a lemon
1 tblsp of fresh mint chopped
2tsp of local honey
1 tblsp of good olive oil

Place the diced lamb in a bowl and add the rest of the ingredients. This must marinade overnight so that the meat will take on the flavours. If using bamboo skewers soak them in water for at least an hour before treading the meat onto them. Cook on a hot bbq or a griddle pan for about four minutes. Serve the skewers with a little natural yogurt laced with freshly chopped mint…