Moroccan-Spiced Lamb Kebobs with Summertime Fruit Chutney

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Quick Facts

Servings: 4
Prep Time: 35 min.
Cook Time: 10 min.
Total: 45 min.
Ideal for dinner on a hot summer evening—sweet, stone fruit chutney provides a cool counterpart to warm kebobs.


  • 3/4 tsp garam masala
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 1 lb boneless lamb leg or shoulder, cut into 1/4-inch cubes
  • 2 pieces stone fruit (plums, apricots, or peaches), cut in half and pitted
  • Salt and pepper
  • 2 Tbs toasted pistachios, coarsely chopped
  • 1 tsp garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp prepared balsamic syrup
  • 2 tsp mint leaves, thinly sliced
  • 8 8-inch bamboo skewers, soaked in water for 10 minutes


  • In a large bowl, combine garam masala and oil. Add lamb and fruit; toss to coat.
  • Thread lamb evenly onto skewers. Grill kebobs and fruit halves over medium heat, covered, 8 to 10 minutes for medium-rare (145°F) to medium (160°F) doneness, turning occasionally. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Coarsely chop grilled fruit. In a small bowl, combine fruit, pistachios, and garlic. Drizzle with balsamic syrup; garnish with mint leaves. Serve fruit chutney with lamb kebobs.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 214
  Calories from Fat 90 (42%)
(16%)Total Fat 10g
(15%)Saturated Fat 3g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 5g
(24%)Cholesterol 73mg
(4%)Sodium 93mg
(14%)Potassium 490mg
Total Carbohydrate 6g
(5%)Dietary Fiber 1g
Sugars 4g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(49%)Protein 24g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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