BBQ Lamb (or Chicken) Kleftico

BBQ Lamb (or Chicken) Kleftico

Lamb Kleftico
  • Prep Time2 hr
  • Cook Time40 min
  • Total Time2 hr 40 min
  • Yield4 Servings


For the Lamb Kleftico

  • 750gms Leg of lamb, diced
  • 65ml extra virgin olive oil
  • 3tbs lemon juice
  • 1 Tsp dried oregano
  • 1 Tsp dried thyme
  • 3 garlic cloves – crushed
  • 2 small beef tomatoes – chopped
  • 275g cheese
  • 4 bay leaves
  • Salt & Pepper


Preparing the Lamb Kleftico


Put the lamb in a bowl.


Pour over the olive oil & lemon juice.


Add the oregano, thyme, garlic salt and pepper, marinade for two hours (or overnight in the fridge).


Get some tin foil and shape into 4 bowls, or use bought tinfoil trays divide the meat between them, sprinkle over the tomatoes.


Arrange the sliced cheese on top and put a bay leaf in each parcel.


Seal the parcels and put on the bbq for 30-40 mins over a low medium heat.


Enjoy with Pitta Breads.

For those that don’t like lamb this can also be done with Chicken.

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