Turkish-Cypriot Cuisine
North Cyprus  

Meat based dishes

Sish Kebab 


Sish Kebab  

  • 500 grams of diced lamb
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon
  • 2 tomatoes
  • 6 long green peppers
  • 1 onion
  • salt, pepper
  1. Grate onion and remove its liquid. Place diced lamb in a bowl and add onion and lemon juices. Cover and rest for a few hours.
  2. Cut peppers and tomaotes into large pieces. Place meat and alternate layers of peppers and tomatoes on skewers.
  3. Cook on hot plate or barbeque, turning frequently.
  4. Serve with a fresh garden salad.

  • Vegetarian dishes have been marked with sign
  • Albrecht, M. (1994), Turkish Cypriot and Mediterranean Cookery, Havellia Publishing, London.
  • Salaman, R., (1991), The Cooking of Greece and Turkey, Sainsbury Cookbooks, London.
  • Jemal, H., Cyprus Today, various.

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