Last Updated on March 4, 2022
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.
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.