Apple-icious Lamb Kabobs

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Quick Facts

Servings: 8
Prep Time: 20 min.
Cook Time: 18 min.
Total: 38 min.
Apple barbecue sauce surrounds these lamb kabobs with a nice blend of sweet and savory flavors.

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds American Lamb, leg or shoulder, cut into 1-1/4 inch cubes
  • 1 cup apple juice
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 cloves garlic, sliced
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 large apple, cut into 12 wedges
  • assorted vegetables: 1 large green or red bell pepper, 1 large onion, 1 small summer squash, cut into 1-1/4-inch cubes
  • 8 twelve-inch bamboo skewers soaked in water
  • Apple Barbeque Sauce1/2 cup apple juice
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1 cup chili sauce
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar, packed
  • 1 tablespoon Worchestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 5 drops red pepper sauce

Directions

  • Place lamb cubes in sealable plastic bag. Combine apple juice, Worcestershire sauce, garlic, lemon pepper and ginger. Pour over lamb, turning to coat. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours and up to 24 hours. Remove meat from marinade, discard marinade, and thread on skewers, alternating meat, apples and vegetables.
  • To GrillCook over medium-hot coals. Grill lamb kabobs 4 inches from coals for 12 to 18 minutes or to desired degree of doneness. Turn occasionally and brush with barbecue sauce while grilling.
  • To BroilPlace lamb kabobs on broiler pan which has been lightly oiled or sprayed with nonstick coating. Broil lamb 4 inches from source of heat. Brush with barbecue sauce and turn kabobs occasionally while broiling. Continue to brush with barbecue sauce. Cook approximately 12 to 18 minutes or to desired degree of doneness.
  • Apple Barbeque SauceIn 1-quart saucepan, combine apple juice and onion and simmer for 2 minutes. Stir in chili sauce, applesauce, brown sugar, Worcestershire sauce, dry mustard and red pepper sauce. Simmer for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 269
  Calories from Fat 60 (22%)
(10%)Total Fat 7g
(11%)Saturated Fat 2g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 3g
(25%)Cholesterol 74mg
(6%)Sodium 155mg
(23%)Potassium 804mg
Total Carbohydrate 27g
(17%)Dietary Fiber 4g
Sugars 12g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(52%)Protein 26g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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