MOROCCAN KEFTA KEBAB

I learned about this recipe a couple of months ago. Now, allow me to share it with you as well! To all the kebab lovers, this will surely suit your taste! To those who haven’t tried kebab yet, then this is your chance to get a taste of perfection! This Moroccan Kefta Kebab is perfectly seasoned! In just an hour and a half, dinner is ready! Also, you don’t need to worry about leftovers after dinner because I promise you that there won’t be any! Enjoy!

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 medium onion, chopped very fine or grated
  • ⅛ tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 lb. ground beef (or lamb, or a combination of the two)
  • ¼ tsp pepper
  • ¼ c fresh parsley, chopped
  • 2 tsp paprika
  • ¼ c fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 1 tbsp fresh mint leaves, chopped, optional
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon, optional
  • 3 oz. ground beef or lamb fat, optional

INSTRUCTIONS

In a large bowl, add all the ingredients. Stir everything until well blended. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap, then place it in the fridge to marinate the meat for at least an hour or overnight.

Soak the bamboo skewers in water to prevent them from burning on the grill.

Prepare the grill and preheat.

Get a bit of kefta, then form it into a sausage. Repeat with the rest.

Thread the meat with the prepared skewers.

Place them over the preheated grill and cook for about 5 minutes per side.

Serve right away. Enjoy!

NOTES

I highly suggest you grind the meat finely for this recipe. Feel free to use lean ground meat for this recipe. Soak the wooden skewers for about 30 minutes in water. Nutrition Facts: Calories 326 Total Fat 20g 26% Saturated Fat 7g 37% Cholesterol 101mg 34% Sodium 637mg 28% Total Carbohydrate 4g 1% Dietary Fiber 1g 4% Total Sugars 1g Protein 31g Vitamin C 7mg 33% Calcium 51mg 4% Iron 4mg 23% Potassium 534mg 11%

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