Arrosticini – Abruzzese lamb skewers

8
20 minutes

Ingredients

Arrosticini

  • 700g of lamb shoulder, or mutton, diced into 2–3cm cubes
  • 1 sprig of rosemary
  • olive oil
  • sea salt
  • freshly ground black pepper

Method

1
Place the lamb in a bowl with the rosemary and olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Mix well and set aside while you preheat a barbecue for direct cooking
2
If using wooden skewers, leave to soak in cold water for at least 20 minutes, to prevent them burning during cooking
3
Thread the lamb onto the skewers neatly, ensuring an even distribution between fat and meat
4
Once the coals in the barbecue have turned an ashy white, cook the skewers for 2–3 minutes, turning them halfway through
5
Serve hot with pepperoncini and crusty bread with good quality olive oil