koobideh kebab

Lamb Mince Kebab – Koobideh Kebab

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This must be the most common and well known Persian kebab recipe. The trick is keeping the mince on the stick.

Koobideh Kebab

A delicious grilled kebab, everyones favourite.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 1 hr
Cook Time 30 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Persian
Servings 12 skewers
Calories 243 kcal


  • 1 kg lamb mince
  • 2 white onion
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper


  • finely chop the onion
  • add the onion, lamb mince and salt and pepper to a large mixing bowl
  • With your hands, mix the kebab mixture together
  • leave to sit in the fridge for about an hour
  • place a small amount of the mixture in your hand and wrap around a flat kebab stick, wetting your hand if needed.
  • add more mixture to cover the kebeb skewer
  • continue with more skewers until all the mixture is used
  • preheat your bbq
  • place the skewers over the hot coals and turn when the meat is starting to brown


Calories: 243kcalCarbohydrates: 2gProtein: 14gFat: 20gSaturated Fat: 9gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 8gCholesterol: 61mgSodium: 438mgPotassium: 214mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 1IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 19mgIron: 1mg
Keyword mince
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