Kebab on Wooden Skewer

Sample Dishes from Turkish Cuisine

Kebab on Wooden Skewer (Çöp Kebabı)

Boneless lamb shoulder or leg - -500 gr
Garlic2 clove6 gr
Tomatoe2 medium size300 gr
Oil3 tablespoon30 gr
Salt1 1/2 teaspoon9 gr
Black Pepper1/2 teaspoon1 gr
Thyme1 teaspoon0.7 gr


Pound boneless meat with meat hammer until 2-3 mm thick. Mince tomatoes and garlic. Combine minced tomatoes, garlic and oil, mixing well. Sprinkle with salt, pepper and thyme. Spread this mixture over pounded meat. Place on a plate. Cover with a wrap. Let stand over night in refrigerator. Remove meat from refrigerator. Roll tightly starting from long side into a roll 3 cm (1 1/4 inch) in diameter. Cut roll into 2-2 1/2 cm (3-4-1 inch) thick slices. Pass meat slices through wooden skewers leaving about 5 cm (2 inches) spaces on both ends. Brush meat with remaining oil. Place skewers over charcoal or oven broiler. Broil on all sides turning occasionally until brown. Serve immediately on wooden skewers.

Servings: 4

Nutritional Value
(in approximately one serving)

Energy141 cal
Protein21,6 g
Fat34,3 g
Carbohydrates4,1 g
Calcium27 mg
Iron2,18 mg
Phosphorus207 mg
Zinc4 mg
Sodium970 mg
Vitamin A682 iu
Thiamine0,21 mg
Riboflavin0,24 mg
Niacin6,54 mg
Vitamin C9 mg
Cholesterol88 mg

Regional Characteristics:

This kebab is a delicious dish from lstanbul region served with rice pilaf and vegetables.