Caesar Kofta with Piquillo Corn Salsa

Difficulty: Easy | Makes: 8

These flavorful and simple-to-make kofta skewers are topped with Caesar dressing and a bright piquillo corn salsa.

 

Kofta Ingredients

  • 5 Roland® Anchovies
  • 1 pound ground lamb or beef
  • 1 egg yolk
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • ½ teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • ¼ cup yellow onion, finely diced
  • 1/3 cup parmesan cheese, finely grated
  • 6-inch Roland® Bamboo skewers (presoaked in water to prevent burning)
  • Caesar dressing, for drizzling

Piquillo Corn Salsa Ingredients

Directions

For the Kofta

  1. Preheat grill to medium high heat, at least 350 degrees F.
  2. In a medium mixing bowl, combine anchovies, egg yolk, black pepper, Worcestershire sauce and garlic. Using a fork combine the ingredients, incorporate the anchovies by smashing them (result should be a loose paste).
  3. Add the remaining ingredients and kneed the mixture together until evenly combined.
  4. Use ¼ cup of the kofta mixture to make cylindrical/rectangular patties around each skewer.
  5. Grill the skewers for 3-4 minutes on each side. Fully cooked internal temperature should be at least 160 degrees F.
  6. Remove from heat, serve on lettuce, and top with piquillo corn salsa and a drizzle of Caesar dressing.

For the Piquillo Corn Salsa

  1. Mix all ingredients in a small bowl and season to taste. Serve chilled or at room temperature.