Spicy Lamb Skewers

Spicy Lamb Skewers

Total Time: 40 minutes

Prep Time: 30 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Servings: 4+ people

Suitable For: Picnic braais

Just because you are off the grid doesn’t mean you have to be off the grill. This spicy lamb skewer recipe is a sure win whether you are in the middle of nowhere or gathering in the comfort of your home. Try this delicious, spicy recipe on your multi-burner or your portable gas grill.


  • 1kg lamb cut into cubes 
  • 4 x cloves fresh garlic 
  • 1 x handful fresh mint 
  • 1 x small branch fresh rosemary 
  • 2 x lemons 
  • 2 - 6 x fresh chillies (according to your taste) 
  • 50ml olive oil 
  • Salt and pepper to taste skewers 


  1. Crush or finely chop the garlic.
  2. Squeeze the lemons.
  3. Finely chop the herbs and chillies.
  4. In a sealable container, combine the above ingredients with the olive oil.
  5. Add the lamb cubes.
  6. Shake vigorously.
  7. Preheat your grill.
  8. Slide the meat onto skewers.
  9. On a hot grill, cook for 3 - 4 minutes on each side. 


Tip 01 Tip 01

If you’re using wooden skewers, soak in water before putting the meat on them to stop them from catching alight on the grill.

Tip 02 Tip 02

Make your meat go further by alternating chunks of lamb with quick-cooking vegetables, like as baby marrow and baby onions.

Tip 03 Tip 03

Lamb skewers are great when grilling away from home because you don't need a plate!