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Mushroom and lamb shish kebabs
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Prep Time 20 mins
Course Culinary Collection, More Mushroom less Meat, Popular Recipes
Servings 6


  • 5 ml oil
  • 1 red onion, finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 250 g portabellini mushrooms, finely chopped
  • 250 g lamb mince
  • 5 ml ground cumin
  • 5 ml ground coriander
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 50 g fresh white breadcrumbs
  • flour, to coat
  • bamboo skewers, soaked in warm water
  • 10 ml olive or oil

To Serve (optional):

  • flatbreads or pita breads
  • hummus or tzatziki
  • tomato & onion salsa
  • fresh coriander


  • Heat the oil in a pan and fry the onion and garlic, over a low heat, for 4-5 minutes. Add the mushrooms and cook for 3 minutes. Allow to cool and transfer the mixture to a mixing bowl. Add the mince, cumin, coriander, egg and breadcrumbs and mix well. With floured hands, shape spoonfuls of the mixture into sausage shapes and thread onto bamboo skewers. Lightly brush the kebabs with oil and fry, grill or cook on a braai for 3-4 minutes per side, or until cooked. Serve the shish kebabs with flatbreads, tzatziki, salsa and fresh coriander.