Tender and flavourful mini kofta skewers served atop cocktail glasses filled with tzatziki, mini cucumber spears and fresh lemon zest. For something extra special serve skewers as a topper for your Caesar cocktail!

Prep: 10 min Cook: 10 min Serves: 24 Cut: Ground


1 pkg Opal Valley® ground lamb (defrosted if frozen)
3 cloves garlic
1 small red onion
¼ cup fresh parsley, coarsely chopped
½ cup fresh mint, coarsely chopped
2 tsp paprika
1 tsp sea salt
½ tsp ground cumin
¼ tsp ground allspice
¼ tsp cayenne pepper (or ½ tsp red pepper flakes)
24-6” wooden cocktail skewers (approximately 6” long)
Tzatziki, mini cucumber spears and lemon slices for serving


  1. In the bowl of a food processor add the garlic, onion, parsley and mint; pulse until finely chopped
  2. Add the remaining dried spices; pulse until combined
  3. Add ground lamb; pulse until all is incorporated
  4. Take a tablespoon sized portion and mold it with damp hands around each skewer
  5. Repeat this step until you have no more mixture
  6. Place the skewered kebobs on a tray, cover and refrigerate until ready to grill
  7. Preheat grill to medium-high (350ºF)
  8. Place the koftas on a lightly oiled grill and cook for approximately 3 minutes per side
  9. Serve on top of cocktail glasses filled with tzatziki and mini cucumber spears

Jeuje up your store made tzatziki with a mashed avocado, a teaspoon of lemon juice and chopped chives!

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