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Smoky Grilled Apricot Lamb Kabobs

Marinate Time:
1 hr.
Prep Time:
15 mins.
Cook Time:
10 mins.


  • 1/2 cup plain yogurt 
  • Juice of 1 lemon 
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons smoked paprika 
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano 
  • Black pepper 
  • 2 1/2 pounds lamb cubes
  • 2 cups dried apricots 
  • Boiling water 
  • 1 medium red onion, cut into chunks


  1. Add the yogurt, lemon juice, smoked paprika, oregano and pepper into a large bowl, whisk until well combined. Add the lamb meat and toss until all the pieces are coated in the yogurt mixture.
  2. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
  3. Place the apricots in a medium bowl. Cover with boiling water and let sit for at least 30 minutes to plump up.
  4. Thread a piece of marinated lamb, an apricot and then a piece of red onion onto a metal or wooden skewer, repeat in that order until the skewer is filled with all the ingredients.
  5. Grill kabobs over medium-high heat on an outdoor grill or stovetop grill pan, flipping once browned and grill marks appear, about 2 to 3 minutes per side.

Source: American Lamb Board