Grilled Skewers of Alberta Lamb Served over Rice and Citrus Salad

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500 gr. boneless leg of Alberta Lamb

½ cup extra virgin olive oil

2 cloves minced garlic

Juice and zest of one lemon

Fresh ground black pepper

Kosher salt

8 - 6 inch wooden skewers (pre-soaked)

Citrus Salad:

1 each of orange, lemon and grapefruit segmented (save juice)

4 cups cooked basmati rice

½ cup extra virgin olive oil

2 Tbsp liquid honey

1 Tbsp rice vinegar

1 red onion – julienne

Fresh mint - chopped

Salt and fresh ground black pepper


  1. Cut Alberta Lamb into 1 inch cubes and thread on to wooden skewers. Place lamb skewers in shallow pan.
  2. In separate bowl combine all other ingredients and mix well. Pour marinade over skewers, cover and refrigerate until needed, allow 1 hour minimum.
  3. Grill on preheated grill until medium – rare.
  4. Toss all ingredients for Citrus Salad together and allow 1 hour in refrigerator for flavours to mix.

Recipe courtesy of Chef Darren Nixon

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Agriculture Centre
97 East Lake Ramp NE
Airdrie, AB, T4A 0C3

(403) 948-1522