Shish Kebab

This is a recipe from St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church, Phoenix, Arizona. It is a cross-cultural Arabic church which celebrated its 10th annual International Food Festival in February 1998.


  • 3 pounds boneless leg of lamb or 3 pounds top sirloin of beef
  • 2 teaspoons allspice
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 cup chopped parsley
  • 1 cup finely minced onion
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed


  1. Cut meat into 1-inch cubes. Place in a bowl and add the remaining ingredients. Turn meat to coat.
  2. Refrigerate for several hours or overnight, turning occasionally.
  3. When ready to grill, skewer meat.
  4. Grill over hot coals 10 to 20 minutes until cooked to desired stage.

Yield: 6 to 8 servings