California Lamb Recipe for Kofta Kebab Recipe

American Lamb

Kofta Kebab Recipe

Recipe provided by American Lamb Board courtesy of  Oh So Delicioso.

Servings: 8

Kofta Kebab Recipe



In a large bowl combine ground lamb, egg, minced garlic, bread crumbs, chili powder, black pepper, cumin, salt, and onion salt. With clean hands mix together well.

Form into 2oz portion oval meatballs. Insert a skewer into the meatball and press around the skewer.

Grill over medium-high heat on a gas or charcoal grill, cooking about 5 minutes on each side, or until internal temperature reaches 160 degrees.

Green Goddess Sauce

Combine all ingredients in a blender jar. Blend until smooth.

Serve with kofta kebabs.

Note: USDA recommends ground lamb reach an internal temperature of 160F.


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  • 2 lb ground American lamb
  • 1 egg
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2 cup bread crumbs
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp onion salt
Green Goddess Sauce
  • 1 cup plain greek yogurt
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1/4 cup pitted Kalamata olives drained
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1 cup fresh parsley
  • 1/2 cup fresh chives
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro
  • 1/2 cup fresh dill

Appetizers, Brunch
ground, kabobs, mediterranean, skewers