Spring Lamb Skewers

Makes about 12 small skewers

1/2 lb lamb shoulder, deboned

1 clove garlic, minced 

1/2 cup finely chopped mint leaves

1/4 cup olive or vegetable oil

1/2 tsp salt

1/2 tsp pepper 

Slice lamb thinly into 2-inch pieces. 

In small bowl, combine garlic, mint, oil, salt and pepper.

Add lamb and marinate for 1 hour.

Remove lamb from marinade and thread onto metal or wooden skewers that you have pre-soaked in water for 1 hour.  

Grill over hot fire until just pink inside, about 3 minutes.