How to: True Aussie Beef & Lamb share their recipe for the best grilled Australian lamb kofta

Sponsored: Part two of the True Aussie Beef & Lamb grill series. This week, Chef Tarek Ibrahim brings you a delicious traditional recipe you can try at home, the park or the beach…

Now that the weather is cooling down it’s time to plan a barbecue day with your family and friends that’s packed with mouth-watering meats right off the grill.

And if you want to show off some of your grilling skills, we’re letting you in on some simple (but delicious) recipes shared with us by True Aussie Beef & Lamb and celebrated TV chef Tarek Ibrahim.

These recipes will be shared with you over the next four weeks and to start you off, here’s a the recipe for Australian lamb kofta.

Check out the video below and then scroll down to get a list of the ingredients and the method to prepare this simple yet delicious traditional dish.


500g Australian lamb mince
1 medium sized brown onion (blitz in food processor to make a paste)
1 cup finely chopped Parsley (keep some aside for garnish)
1 large pinch of sea salt


  1. Add sea salt to the Australian lamb mince.
  2. Add onion paste.
  3. Add parsley.
  4. Mix all the ingredients well.
  5. Take a scoop of the lamb mince and shape it into a ball.
  6. Slide the meat ball into the skewer and gently shape it.
  7. Place the lamb skewers over direct heat and flip the meat until it’s cooked.
  8. Remove the lamb skewers from the grill.
  9. Garnish with parsley and serve with Arabic bread, salad and tzatziki.

Where to buy?

Looking to get your fix of True Aussie Beef & Lamb meat in the Middle East? Head to lambandbeef.com/where-to-buy for the retailer’s list.

Head here to see the recipe for Australian Beef Kebab.

Also, here are some easy home cooking tips by Chef Tarek Ibrahim and you can head to this YouTube channel or to lambandbeef.com to discover more tips, tricks, recipes, and information.

Images: True Aussie Beef & Lamb