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Greek Souvlakia Recipe

December 2nd, 2012 by alice  Tags: , | Print This Post Print This Post

INGREDIENTS

  1. 5lbsboneless leg of lamb
  2. 1cupextra virgin olive oil
  3. 1/3cupfresh lemon juice
  4. 1/2cup goodBurgundy wine
  5. 1teaspoonsalt
  6. 1/4teaspoonpepper
  7. 1tablespoondried oregano
  8. 2clovesgarlic, minced
  9. 2bay leaves

DIRECTIONS

  1. Cut lamb into 1-1/2″ cubes, trimming the fat.
  2. Combine all of the ingredients in a gallon”zipper” bag.
  3. Shake well to combine.
  4. To achieve the best flavor, marinate 24 hours in the refrigerator, shaking a few times.
  5. Put lamb on metal skewers with each chunk touching, but not tightly.
  6. This will taste best on a good, hot charcoal fire.
  7. Turn often on the grill, and they should be done in about 15-20 minutes.
  8. Dont put vegetables in between the meat, as they just do not grill well together.
  9. Please use a good burgundy or full bodied red wine, that you would enjoy drinking by itself, not that stuff they call”cooking wine”.

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