Köfte on Skewers

Şiş Köfte

Preparation info

  • To Serve

    2-3

    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

Nevin Halici's Turkish Cookbook

By Nevin Halici

Published 1989

  • About

Good şiş köfte should fall apart at the touch of a fork, and to achieve this the meat should be finely chopped by hand.

Ingredients

  • 300 g/10 oz leg of lamb
  • 200 g/7

Method

Remove the sinewy parts of the meat. Chop the meat and fat finely with a cleaver. Add salt and pepper to taste and knead it in well. Divide into six portions and fix each portion on a skewer by squashing the skewer into the minced meat in the palm of your hand.

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