SPICED LAMB SKEWERS with Creamy Lentil and Cucumber Salad and Red Pepper Sauce

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2 portions


30 minutes


  • 300g Quebec lamb cubes
  • 4 wooden skewers
  • 2 cases. tomato paste
  • 1 tbsp. of each: smoked paprika - cumin seeds - white sugar - onion powder - dried mint
  • 2 Lebanese cucumbers, thinly sliced
  • 1.5 cup canned lentils, drained and rinsed
  • 1 French shallot, chopped
  • 1.5 tbsp. plain yogurt
  • 5-6 sprigs of dill, chopped
  • 2 cases. olive oil
  • 1/2 lemon
  • 2 small red peppers
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 tsp chili flakes
  • 1/2 lemon, juice
  • 3-4 sprigs of parsley
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1-2 tbsp. cider vinegar
  • Salt and pepper


  1. Mix the lamb cubes with the tomato paste, spices and a drizzle of olive oil. Salt and pepper. Leave to marinate for 15-20 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, mix the cucumbers with the lentils, shallot, yogurt, dill, oil, salt and pepper. Add a little lemon juice to taste. To book.
  3. Put the peppers in a food processor along with the garlic, chili flakes, lemon juice, parsley and oil. Pulse until a homogeneous sauce is obtained. Add the cider vinegar then salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Thread the lamb cubes onto the skewers. Heat a drizzle of oil in a ridged pan on medium. Cook the skewers 3-5 minutes on each side or until the desired doneness.
  5. Serve the skewers with the lentil salad and the pepper sauce.