• 750g lean lamb
  • 3 red capsicums, halved, deseeded (different colours if you prefer!)
  • 1 large brown onion, halved, cut into wedges
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 2 tsp grated lemon rind
  • 2 tbs lemon juice
  • 4 garlic cloves
  • 3 tsp dried oregano leaves
  • 2 dried bay leaves, crumbled
  • salt and pepper
  • natural yoghurt, pita bread and salad to serve


  1. Soak 12 skewers in cold water for about 10 minutes.
  2. Cut lamb and capsicum into bite size pieces. Thread lamb, capsicum and onion onto skewers and place in a single layer in a dish.
  3. Combine oil, lemon, garlic, oregano and bay leaf in a bowl and season with salt and pepper. Cover lamb skewers with marinade and leave for 10 minutes, or up to 4 hours to marinate in the fridge.
  4. Grill the souvlakia on the bbq and brush with remaining marinade.
  5. Serve with salad and pita bread if desired.

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