Lamb Kebabs with Greek Yogurt Cucumber Dill Sauce

  • 1hr 30min
    prep time
  • 2hr
    total time
  • 6
    Servings

This fresh, flavorful dish use sour Farmstyle Greek Yogurt twice, as a marinate for ultra tender grilled lamb and in the cucumber dill sauce for an extra rich, creamy texture.


“Tillamook Yogurt is not just for breakfast and sweets. It is a great staple for lunches and dinners. For me, having this base in my fridge becomes a go-to for all meals. It can be used for my favorite smoothie or yogurt bowl, but more specifically, for those savory notes of dips and marinades for meat! That’s what I love teaching people, take that yogurt, and go savory!”

- Ashley Marti

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Ingredients
  • Greek Yogurt Marinade
  • 1, 24oz. container Tillamook Plain and Simple 0% Farmstyle Greek Yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon chili oil
  • 1 lime, zested and juiced
  • 6 anchovy fillets, chopped
  • 1 habanero chili, seeded and minced
  • ¼ cup dill, chopped
  • ¼ cup cilantro, chopped
  • ¼ cup scallions, sliced
  • 1” ginger, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Lamb Kebabs
  • 3lbs. boneless lamb leg or shoulder, diced into 1” cubes
  • Olive oil for grilling
  • Wooden skewers
  • Cucumber Dill Greek Yogurt Sauce
  • 2 cups Tillamook Plain and Simple 0% Farmstyle Greek Yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • ¼ cup basil, chopped
  • ¼ cup dill, chopped
  • 1 large shallot, minced
  • ½ english cucumber, diced
  • 1 lime, zested
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • Salt and pepper to taste
Directions
  • Step 1

    In a large mixing bowl, combine all ingredients for greek yogurt marinade.

  • Step 2

    Pour yogurt marinade into gallon size zip lock bag and add boneless lamb cubes.

  • Step 3

    Allow to sit for at least an hour.

  • Step 4

    While the meat is marinating, prepare the cucumber dill sauce by combining all ingredients in a medium size bowl. Place in refrigerator to chill and allow flavors to combine while the lamb kebabs are grilling.

  • Step 5

    Oil a grill pan generously and put over medium-high heat.

  • Step 6

    Spear marinated lamb cubes onto skewers and place on hot grill pan in batches, making sure to not overcrowd the pan. Grill for 4 minutes, then flip and cook for another 4 minutes until all kebabs are cooked through.

    Tip If using wooden skewers, soak in water for at least 30 minutes before grilling.
  • Step 7

    Serve lamb kebabs with Tillamook Greek Yogurt cucumber dill sauce.

Recipe By

Ashley Marti is a food and prop stylist based in Portland, Oregon. As well, she is a food writer for the popular blog, Local Haven, with a focus on simple recipes with big flavor that highlight seasonal and local produce.

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