Last Updated on June 12, 2022
Lebanese Grilled Kafta Kabob Recipe – Kafta Mishwiyyeh
In Lebanese cuisine, Kafta usually refers to spiced ground meat that can be fried, baked or bbq’d. It is then called Kafta Kabob (or Kabab) if it’s meant for the BBQ grill, and this is what we’re featuring in this recipe. There are of course many ways of spicing up your Kafta, it’s a matter of taste and culture, and in this post we’re showcasing a rather mainstream Kafta Kabob recipe that mama makes at home, and that is juicy and delicious. Let’s have a loot at the preparation and presentation of Kafta Mishwiyyeh.
FAQs For Kafta Mishwiyyeh
What is Kafta meat made of?
Basically, it’s a meatball made from beef, chicken or lamb, mixed with herbs, Middle Eastern spices, and onions. There are only 4 ingredients you need: ground beef, onions, parsley, and a spice blend similar to all spice.
What is a kefta or Kafta Mishwiyyeh?
Kefta is one of the most popular street foods. Traditionally, kefta is washed down with a glass of sweet mint tea. It’s delicious served with ratatouille.
Grilled Kafta Kabob Recipe – Kafta Mishwiyyeh
- 2 lb ground beef with 20% fat
- 1 lb ground lamb optional, or substitute with beef
- 2 yellow onion minced
- 1/2 bunch parsley discard stems, finely chopped
- 2 teaspoons Lebanese 7 Spices
- 2 teaspoons salt
- 1/4 teaspoon chili powder
- Finely mince the onions or process in a a food processor then stain its juice.
- Finely mince the parsley leaves (discarding the stems).
- Mix the ground beef, along with all ingredients in a large bowl.
- Skewer on flat kabob stainless steel skewers, bamboo skewers or simply make them into 1/4 lb patties.
- Grill on medium heat for about 10-15 minutes max flipping them every 2-3 minutes.