Armenian Shish Kebab Marinade

Armenian Shish Kebab Marinade

Use this recipe for marinading  lamb or beef shish kebabs. 

Armenian Shish Kebab Marinade

Use this marinade for lamb or beef shish kebabs.


  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh marjoram
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley


  1. Mix all the ingredients together. Makes enough for 2 pounds cubed lamb or beef.


This recipe is adapted from the 1965 Barbecue Book from Better Homes and Gardens.

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