Harissa Meatball Kebabs Harissa Meatball Kebabs

Harissa Meatball Kebabs

Pork mince meatballs combined with Middle Eastern flavours, fresh herbs and drizzled with a lemony dressing, served on flatbreads.

Prep Time

Prep Time
20 minutes

Cooking Time

cooking time
10 minutes

Not Too Tricky Cooking Skill

cooking skill
Not too tricky

Serves

serves
4 people

Ingredients

  • 1 x 500g pack pork mince
  • ½ small onion. peeled and finely chopped
  • 2 teaspoons harissa paste
  • Large handful of freshly chopped coriander leaves
  • Large handful of freshly chopped mint leaves
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • For the lemon dressing:

  • 3 tablespoons natural fat free yogurt
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • 4 flatbreads, to serve
  • Charred lemon wedges, to serve
  • Fresh cucumber and carrot shavings (using a vegetable peeler), to garnish

Method

1

In a large shallow bowl, put the mince, onion, harissa paste, herbs, lemon juice and seasoning together. Gently combine.

2

Using slightly damp hands divide and shape the mixture into 20 golf-size meatballs.

3

Thread 3 meatballs onto 6-8 short metal or wooden skewers (soaked in water for 20 minutes).

4

To prepare the lemon dressing, mix the yogurt, lemon zest and 2 tablespoons of water together.

5

Cook the kebabs on a prepared barbecue or preheated moderate grill for 8-10 minutes, turning occasionally or until any meat juices run clear.

6

Warm the flatbreads and serve the skewers on the flatbreads with the dressing, salad garnish and the lemons.

Additional Information

Tip:

If preferred, use 5% pork mince and add a whole egg yolk or a handful of fresh breadcrumbs to the meatball mix to bind everything together.