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Craving authentic Chinese street food? You can now make juicy, grilled spicy cumin lamb skewers at home in your own backyard! | aheadofthyme.com

Grilled Spicy Cumin Lamb Skewers


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  • Prep Time: 30 min
  • Cook Time: 5 min
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 12-14 skewers
  • Category: Appetizer
  • Method: Grill
  • Cuisine: Chinese

Description

Craving authentic Chinese street food? You can now make juicy, grilled spicy cumin lamb skewers at home in your own backyard!


Ingredients

  • 1 pound lamb meat, cut into half inch cubes
  • 2 cloves garlic, pressed
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Chinese cooking wine (Shaoxing wine)
  • 2 tablespoons cumin powder
  • 1 teaspoon red pepper powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Seasoning:

  • cumin powder
  • red pepper powder (optional for spicy)
  • cumin seeds

Instructions

  1. In a medium bowl, combine lamb, garlic, oil, soy sauce, cooking wine, cumin powder, red pepper powder, and salt and toss to combine.
  2. Cover bowl with plastic wrap and place refridgerator for at least 30 minutes.
  3. Thread lamb closely onto skewers and sprinkle with cumin powder, red pepper powder, and whole cumin seeds on all sides.
  4. Grill skewers, flipping frequently until meat is fully cooked (when surfaces start to char and turn brown).
  5. Remove from grill and serve immediately.