Shish kebab is a popular meat dish in the Middle East, but it is also the perfect dish to grill this time of year. It pares beautifully with a glass of Annika Syrah.
- 2 lbs boneless leg of lamb, clean & cut into inch size cubes.
- ½ cup dry red wine
- ½ corn or vegetable oil
- 1 large yellow onion, peeled and chopped
- 1 tbs tomato paste
Mix together wine, oil, onions, tomato paste and salt, pepper to taste in a large bowl. Add the lamb, turning in marinade until well coated. Cover and refrigerate for a few hours.
Preheat the grill
Put 4 lamb pieces on each skewer and discard the marinade.
Grill the kebabs over medium hot heat, turning often until evenly browned. (5-7 min) or medium rare.
Serve with rice or tasty potatoes.