How to cook Lamb kebab

Lamb kebab [Kǎo yáng ròu chuàn] is the most famous ethnic snack in Xinjiang. The main raw materials are mutton, onion, salt and so on. Mix the lamb and onion and marinate for a period of time to reduce the taint.
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How to cook Lamb kebab

Difficulty: Intermediate Prep Time 10 min Cook Time 40 min Total Time 50 mins Servings: 1 Calories: 206 kcal (100g) Best Season: Suitable throughout the year


  Main ingredients: lamb

  Features: fragrant on the outside and tender on the inside

  Ingredients: onion, cumin, chili noodles

  Nutrition ingredients: protein, fat

  taste: spicy

  Category: Xinjiang cuisine

  history and culture

  According to archaeological data, as early as 1800 years ago, Lamb kebab existed in Mainland China. There is a stone carving image of Lamb kebab in the complete "Portrait of the Han Dynasty". Fans for barbecue were also unearthed from the Han Tomb No. 1 in Mawangdui.

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Lamb kebab cooking method

  1. The leg of lamb should be fat and thin, and it tastes good after roasting, not firewood. Wash the meat, soak up the moisture with kitchen paper, and then cut into small hob pieces.

  2. Place the cut meat in a container, add shredded onion, rice wine, salt, cumin powder, chili powder (part of the recipe given), light soy sauce, and vegetable oil.

  3. Grab and mix evenly, then cover with plastic wrap and put it in the refrigerator for more than 2 hours. I marinated it for a day. It was marinated in the morning, and it was baked in the evening. The mutton will be more delicious if it is marinated for a long time.

  4. Soak the bamboo skewers in water in advance and wash them for later use, and then put the button on the bamboo skewers.

  5. Preheat the oven to 200 degrees in advance. Lamb skewers are placed on the grill, and the grill pan is covered with tin foil, and placed on the lower layer of the grill to receive oil. Put the grill into the middle of the oven, and bake for 10 minutes.

  6. Turn over after ten minutes, sprinkle cumin and chili powder, and roast for another five minutes until the mutton is lean and golden, and the fat drips with oil.

  7. After taking it out, you can sprinkle a little chili powder on the surface of the meat skewers before eating.

    How to cook Lamb kebab
Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1

Amount Per Serving
Calories 206
Calories from Fat 10.3
% Daily Value *
Total Carbohydrate 2.4g1%
Protein 26g52%

Vitamin A 52%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Keywords: Xinjiang cuisine,chinese Hot dishes

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