Spring lamb skewer recipe

Easy Lamb Skewers with Spring Greens

Three cheers for the return of barbecue season! If your back deck is set-up and ready for sunshine then try cooking up this simple lamb skewers for dinner one night this spring.


12 1" cubes lamb
2 cloves garlic, mashed into a paste
2 Tbs rosemary, finely chopped
2 Tbs (30 mL) olive oil
4 shallots, peeled, halved
4 asparagus, trimmed and cut into thirds
12 fresh mint leaves
12 cubes feta, chopped
4 metal or wooden skewers
Drizzle of your favourite vinaigrette


Season lamb with garlic, rosemary and salt and pepper and refrigerate overnight. 

In a large sauté pan, add olive oil and cook lamb cubes over medium-high heat approximately 4 minutes per side, then reserve. 

In the same pan, sauté the shallots and asparagus, 2 to 3 minutes until just warmed through. Remove from pan. 

Start alternating the lamb cubes, mint leaves, shallots, feta and asparagus on the skewers until your 4 skewers are filled. 

Place mixed greens on your plate and drizzle with your favourite dressing. Lay your skewer (or two) across your greens.

Serves 2-4

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