Smoky Barbecue Lamb with Mint Roast Potatoes
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Prep: 30 mins
Cook: 50 mins
When the sun’s out you can grill these high welfare British lamb kebabs over the coals for an extra smoky flavour. If the sun won’t come out to play, stay in the kitchen and enjoy a delicious dinner anyway.
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704 kcal
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Ingredients you'll need
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  • A 150g pot of yogurt
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • A 250g punnet of cherry tomatoes
  • A 250g pack of diced lamb
  • A 500g bag of new potatoes
  • 1 courgette
  • A 200g bag of sugar snap peas
  • 1 lemon
  • A 40g sachet tahini
  • 1 garlic clove
  • A handful of mint, leaves only
From your kitchen
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • Sea salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 1 tbsp cold water
You'll need
  • Barbecue or griddle pan
  • Skewers
  • A couple of large bowls
  • Pan
  • Baking tray
  • Small jug
Step by step this way
  • 1.

    If you’re barbecuing your lamb, fire the barbecue up. Heat the oven to 180°C/160°C Fan/Gas 4. Soak wooden skewers in cold water for 10 mins to prevent them from burning.

  • 2.

    Spoon 3 tbsp yogurt into a large bowl and add 1 tsp smoked paprika. Season. Tip in the lamb cubes and mix to coat. Thread onto the skewers, adding a couple of cherry tomatoes onto each.

  • 3.

    Add the potatoes to a pan. Cover with boiling water. Simmer for 10 mins till tender. Drain. Add to a baking tray. Drizzle with 1 tbsp olive oil. Season. Roast in the oven for 40 mins till golden and crispy.

  • 4.

    Meanwhile, thinly slice the courgettes. Heat a griddle or frying pan. Griddle the courgette slices in batches until tender and charred. Place in a bowl. Halve the sugar snap peas and add them to the bowl.

  • 5.

    Zest the lemon. Set aside. Juice the lemon into a jug and whisk in the tahini and 1 tbsp cold water. Peel and grate in the garlic. Season. Mix well. Pour over the griddled and raw veg. Toss together.

  • 6.

    Pop the lamb skewers on to the barbecue or griddle pan. Cook for 15 mins, turning often till cooked through and slightly blackened.

  • 7.

    Chop the mint. Add to a bowl with the remaining yogurt and lemon zest. Tip in the roasted potatoes, with any oil. Toss together. Serve the smoky lamb with the tahini veg and mint roast potatoes.

  • Tip

    Glow, glow I love you so Cooking your lamb skewers on a barbecue? Make sure you light it around an hour before you start cooking. When the coals glow white, it’s time to get started.

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