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  1. 1/4 cup vegetable oil

  2. 1 teaspoon grated lemon peel

  3. 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice

  4. 2 teaspoons minced garlic

  5. 2 teaspoons dried mint

  6. 1 1/2 teaspoons salt

  7. 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper

  8. 2 pounds leg of lamb -- boneless/trimmed or beef sirloin,

  9. 2 " pieces

  10. 4 green onions (white part only) -- cut into eighteen 1-inch pieces

  11. 18 fresh mint leaves

  12. 1 lemon -- cut into wedges

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  1. Make marinade: Combine oil, lemon peel, lemon juice, garlic, mint, salt and pepper in large bowl. Set aside. Add meat, tossing to coat. Cover and refrigerate 4 hours or overnight. Remove meat from refrigerator 30 minutes before grilling. Heat grill. Thread 6 skewers alternately with meat, mint leaf, green onion, beginning and ending with meat. Grill over medium-hot heat 12 to 15 minutes for lamb, 12 minutes for beef, turning frequently and basting every 3 minutes with remaining marinade. Garnish with lemon wedges. Makes 6 servings. Whether you make these kebabs with lamb or beef, they're a great way to use the grill. Don't stint with the mint: Use both dried and fresh for maximum flavor. Prep time: 10 minutes plus marinating Grilling time: 12 to 15 minutes Degree of difficulty: Easy Low-calorie PER SERVING: Calories 265, Total Fat 13 g, Saturated Fat 4 g, Cholesterol 101 mg Sodium 353 mg, Carbohydrates 1 g, Protein 32 g DAILY GOAL Calories 2,000 (F), 2,500 (M) Total Fat 60 g or less (F), 70 g or less (M) Saturated Fat 20 g or less (F), 23 g or less (M) Cholesterol 300 mg or less Sodium 2,400 mg or less Carbohydrates 250 g or more Protein 55 g to 90 g LHJ ONLINE http://www.lhj.com (C) Copyright 1998, Meredith Corporation, All Rights Reserved. MC formatting by bobbi744@acd.net ICQ#2099532

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