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LAMB KAFTAS WITH ROSE INFUSED DIPPING SAUCE

Prep Time: 25 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Makes 12 appetizer servings

Ingredients

• 1 pound ground lamb
• 1/4 cup finely chopped red onion
• 2 tablespoons McCormick Gourmet Collection Poppy Seed
• 1 teaspoon McCormick Gourmet Collection Ground Cumin
• 1 teaspoon kosher salt
• 1/2 teaspoon McCormick Gourmet Collection Coarse Grind Black Pepper
• 1/2 teaspoon McCormick Gourmet Collection Saigon Cinnamon
• 1/4 teaspoon McCormick Gourmet Collection Ground Cayenne Red Pepper
• 1 egg, beaten
• 3 tablespoons oil, divided
• 12 wooden skewers (6-inch)
• Rose-Infused Dipping Sauce (recipe follows)
 

Directions

1. Mix lamb, onion, poppy seed, cumin, salt, black pepper, cinnamon and red pepper in large bowl. Add egg; mix well. Form 2 heaping tablespoons of lamb mixture into a 3-inch long roll. Repeat with remaining lamb mixture to make about 12 kaftas.

2. Heat 2 tablespoons of the oil in large skillet on medium heat. Add 1/2 of kaftas; cook 7 minutes or until cooked through and browned on all sides. Drain on paper towels. Repeat with remaining kaftas, adding remaining 1 tablespoon oil as needed.

3. To serve kaftas, carefully slide a wooden skewer lengthwise through center of each kafta. Serve with Rose-Infused Dipping Sauce (see below).
 

Rose-Infused Dipping Sauce: Mix 1 cup plain yogurt, 1/2 cup finely chopped, peeled and seeded cucumber, 1/4 cup chopped fresh mint and 1 tablespoon rose water in medium bowl. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

Test Kitchen Tip: Rose water is available in the international aisle of some supermarkets, online specialty stores, or Middle Eastern markets.

 

Recipe from McCormick® - Spices & Seasonings
 

 

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