Lamb Feta Party Bites
 
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Lamb, Marinated Feta Cheese, Chunks of Toasted Bread come to together as individual party skewers, drizzled with an olive oil marinade.
Serves: 8
Ingredients
  • LAMB
  • 1 pound lamb (shank end of leg of lamb or top round)
  • sea salt, black pepper
  • MARINATE INGREDIENTS
  • 1 cup olive oil divided, maybe more
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh rosemary or one teaspoon
  • Several sprigs of thyme
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 2 garlic cloves, smashed, chopped finely
  • zest and juice of ½ lemon
  • 1 teaspoon red chili flakes
  • ½ teaspoon dried oregano
  • ½ teaspoon thyme dried or fresh
  • 1 tablespoon sea salt
  • 6-8 ounces feta cheese, cubed
  • BREAD - use a crusty loaf that has a chewy soft center that would be good for toasting on grill.
Instructions
  1. Trim fat from lamb and cut into cubes.
  2. Salt and pepper the lamb.
  3. MARINADE INSTRUCTIONS
  4. Combine remaining ingredients except the feta cheese and bread for the marinade.
  5. Use ¾ of marinade for lamb. Refrigerate 24 hours.
  6. Marinate the feta cheese with remaining.
  7. Trim crust off bread and cut into large cubes. Brush with olive oil.
  8. TO COOK:
  9. Heat grill on high and skewer lamb and bread SEPARATELY on different skewers.
  10. Grill lamb turning once for 5-8 minutes (3-4 minutes each side).
  11. Grill bread turning once for 1-2 minutes to golden brown.
  12. ASSEMBLE
  13. Using large tooth picks, skewer bread, lamb and cheese. Drizzle with olive oil. Serve.
Notes
Cook time is for cooking and assembling. Feel free to substitute lamb with chicken or beef cubes or perhaps Greek Meatballs.
Recipe by Spinach Tiger at https://spinachtiger.com/lamb-feta-party-bites/