Cola lamb kebabs with spicy tomato relish recipe

  • Serves 4
  • 20 mins to prepare, 24 mins to cook, plus marinating
  • 438 calories / serving
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These lamb kebabs are marinated in cola to give them a delicious sweet and sticky glaze. Pair with a surprisingly simple homemade spicy tomato relish for a crowd-pleasing BBQ main.

  1. Put the lamb pieces in a large bowl and pour over the cola. Cover with clingfilm and chill for 2-3 hours to marinate. Drain and discard the cola.
  2. To make the relish, heat the oil in a small pan, add the onion and garlic and cook over a gentle heat for 5 minutes until softened. Add the chilli and cook for a further minute. Turn up the heat and add the chopped tomatoes, sugar and white wine vinegar. Season to taste and simmer for 5-7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until thickened. Set aside to cool.
  3. Thread 8 skewers with the lamb, courgette slices, peppers and mushrooms. Brush with the oil and cook on a preheated barbecue or griddle for 10-12 minutes, turning regularly, until completely cooked. Brush with more oil if necessary. Serve with the relish and salad.

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  • Ingredients

  • 500g lamb leg steaks, cut into 2.5cm (1in) pieces
  • 200ml (7fl oz) cola
  • 1 courgette, sliced
  • 1 red pepper, seeded and cut into 2.5cm (1in) pieces
  • 1 yellow pepper, seeded and cut into 2.5cm (1in) pieces
  • 8 closed cup mushrooms, halved
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • salad leaves, to serve (optional)
  • For the relish

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 red onion, peeled and finely chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled and finely chopped
  • 1 red chilli, seeded and finely chopped
  • 1 x 227g tin chopped tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp dark brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp white wine vinegar
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  • Energy 1833kj 438kcal 22%
  • Fat 22.3g 32%
  • Saturates 6.7g 34%
  • Sugars 13.2g 15%
  • Salt 0.5g 9%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 14g Protein 46.5g Fibre 2.2g


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