Recipe courtesy of Louisa Shafia
Episode: BBQ
Total:
12 hr 25 min
Active:
15 min
Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds lamb or beef
  • 1 cup walnuts
  • 3/4 cup pomegranate syrup
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 cup fresh parsley leaves
  • Fine salt and freshly ground black pepper 

Directions

Special equipment: 4 skewers

Serving suggestion: flatbread, grilled tomatoes, sliced raw onion, rice and sumac

Place the beef in a large casserole dish. Combine the walnuts, pomegranate syrup, olive oil and garlic in a food processor and grind into a thick puree. Add the parsley and pulse into small bits. Pour the marinade over the meat and toss well. Cover and refrigerate overnight. Cut the marinated meat into small chunks, and thread 3 to 4 pieces onto the skewers, 1/4-inch apart. Brush or wipe the excess marinade from the skewers, and discard the marinade. Turn the grill on high heat. While it heats up, leave the meat out so it can come up to room temperature (no more than 45 minutes total). Lightly oil the hot grill, and grill the kebabs for 6 to 7 minutes, turning once. Sprinkle the kebabs with fine salt and freshly ground black pepper as they cook. The meat should be slightly charred on the outside and very pink on the inside when it is finished. Serve with flatbread, grilled tomatoes, sliced raw onion, rice and sumac.

A viewer or guest of the show, who may not be a professional cook, provided this recipe. It has not been tested for home use.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Lamb Kebabs with Pomegranate Glaze

Recipe courtesy of Aarti Sequeira

Cucumber-Dill Marinade with Grilled Lamb Kebabs

Recipe courtesy of Aida Mollenkamp

Lamb Kebab

Lamb Kebab Pizza

Recipe courtesy of Dove Vivi

North African Lamb Kebabs

Recipe courtesy of Emeril Lagasse

Lamb Kebabs with Tamarind Sauce

Recipe courtesy of Roger Mooking

Lamb, Bell Pepper and Pineapple Kebabs

Recipe courtesy of Levi Roots

Cooking Tips

How to Poach Eggs Perfectly

Watch videos from Cooking Channel shows and chefs. Learn to prepare feature recipes and relive your favorite moments

On TV

Unwrapped

7am | 6c

Unwrapped

7:30am | 6:30c

Unwrapped

8am | 7c

Unwrapped

8:30am | 7:30c

Unwrapped 2.0

9:30am | 8:30c

Donut Showdown

10:30am | 9:30c

Donut Showdown

11am | 10c

Sugar Showdown

11:30am | 10:30c

Sugar Showdown

12pm | 11c

Sugar Showdown

12:30pm | 11:30c
1pm | 12c
2pm | 1c
3pm | 2c
4pm | 3c

Cake Hunters

5:30pm | 4:30c

Carnival Eats

6:30pm | 5:30c

Carnival Eats

7:30pm | 6:30c
On Tonight
On Tonight

Dinner at Tiffani's

8pm | 7c

Dinner at Tiffani's

8:30pm | 7:30c

Unwrapped 2.0

9:30pm | 8:30c

Unwrapped

10pm | 9c

Unwrapped

10:30pm | 9:30c

Good Eats

11pm | 10c

Good Eats

11:30pm | 10:30c

Dinner at Tiffani's

12:30am | 11:30c

Unwrapped 2.0

1am | 12c

Unwrapped 2.0

1:30am | 12:30c

Unwrapped

2am | 1c

Unwrapped

2:30am | 1:30c

Good Eats

3am | 2c

Good Eats

3:30am | 2:30c