How To Make Lemon-Honey Lamb Skewers


1 cup chopped fresh mint
3/4 cup dry white wine
2 tablespoons lemon juice
2 tablespoons honey
3 pounds cubed lamb stew meat
24 pearl onions, peeled
8 bamboo skewers, soaked in water for 30 minutes

1 tablespoon apricot preserves
2 teaspoons cornstarch
1 tablespoon water


Combine the mint, wine, lemon juice, and honey in a mixing bowl. Add the lamb and onions, and toss to mix. Cover, and refrigerate 4 hours to overnight.

Preheat an outdoor grill for medium-high heat, and lightly oil grate.

Strain the marinade from the lamb into a small saucepan; set aside. Thread the lamb and onions onto the skewers, using 3 onions per skewer. Cook the skewers on the preheated grill until the lamb has cooked to your desired degree of doneness, about 8 minutes for medium-well.

Meanwhile, bring the reserved marinade to a simmer over medium heat. Whisk in the apricot preserves until dissolved, then reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer gently for 5 minutes, adding water if needed to keep the sauce from burning. Dissolve the cornstarch in 1 tablespoon of water, and whisk into the sauce to thicken; simmer the sauce 30 seconds longer. Serve with the lamb skewers.