Persian Lamb Kebabs with Sumac

Preparation info
  • Makes 12 to 15 kebabs; serves

    6 to 8

    with plenty of rice
    • Difficulty


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By Jeffrey Alford and Naomi Duguid

Published 1998

  • About

These succulent grilled kebabs are half of the classic combination chelo kebab. Serve them with Special Everyday Persian Rice, or with any other rice, and a salad. Chelo kebab is often served with a raw egg on the side. Guests mix the egg into their hot rice before eating.

Onion juice makes a simple, effective marinade, particularly for lamb. Here strips of lamb are marinated in onion juice, lemon juice, and a little yogurt, then thre