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Arni Souvlaki (Skewered Lamb)

Cuisine: Greek
Type: Lamb, Meat
Courses: Starters and appetizers
Serves: 6 people
Preparation Time: 12 hours
Cooking Time: 15 minutes

Recipe Ingredients

1   Leg lamb - (2 kg), boned
1/2 cup 118mlOlive oil
1/2 cup 118mlDry white wine
1   Lemon - (juice only)
2 teaspoons 10mlDried rigani or oregano
2   Garlic cloves - crushed
3   Bay leaves - broken in pieces
  Salt and pepper

Recipe Instructions

Cut lamb into 4 cm (1 1/2 inch) cubes and place in a glass or earthenware dish. Add remaining ingredients to lamb, mix well to coat meat, and cover. Leave in refrigerator to marinate for 12-24 hours, stirring meat occasionally.

Lift lamb out of marinade and thread onto metal skewers. Pieces of bay leaf may be placed between lamb cubes.

Cook under a hot grill or over glowing charcoal, running and basting frequently with marinade. Grill for 15 minutes or until cooked to taste. Place on a platter and garnish with parsley and lemon wedges. Serve hot.

Bill Wight


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