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Kabab Shishlik

Kabab Shishlik

Kabab Shishlik is one of the most delicious and most expensive Kababs of Persian cuisine. It is made with lamb ribs that are marinated in particular ingredients.
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Persian
Keyword: Kabab Shishlik
Prep Time: 12 hours
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 388kcal


  • 12 lamb ribs
  • 3 big onions
  • 4 oz butter
  • 8 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 8 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon brewed saffron
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon salt


  • Shred the onions and press them well to distill the juice thoroughly.
  • Pour the onion juice in a container and pout the ribs inside it
  • Add lemon juice and vegetable oil to the ribs
  • Add salt and pepper
  • Brush the juice all over the ribs and put it in the fridge for about 12 hours to marinate
  • Make a sauce with melted butter and saffron
  • Attach the ribs to the skewers and brush them with the sauce
  • Cook them on a barbecue for about 30 minutes
  • Turn the skewers over time by time to avoid burning


Uniqop’s advice:

  • You can grill some tomatoes and peppers to serve along with Shishlik
  • For the best taste of Shishlik cook it on a coil barbecue, but you can cook it in the oven
  • For more delicious taste, brush the butter while cooking


Serving: 100g | Calories: 388kcal | Carbohydrates: 3.68g | Protein: 21.36g | Fat: 31.58g | Sodium: 308mg | Potassium: 362.89mg | Vitamin C: 11.5mg