Roasted cumin lamb skewer flavor
China USA

Roasted Cumin Lamb Skewer – China

Flavor: Roasted Cumin Lamb Skewer

Country: China (found in USA)

When Seen: January 2024

In a Bite: Strong, but pleasant scent of cumin and meat, mildly spicy and lamby in flavor

In a Haiku: Well-balanced spices. Transport you to the Silk Road. With a tad less grease.

Origin Story: Cumin flavored lamb skewers trace their origins to Xinjiang province in China, although they have long been a popular street food across China. One might question why bother trying to replicate the flavor of an already easy to eat street food on a potato chip. Surely, it is easier to just tear the meat off a stick than open a bag and pick out chips by the handful. To which the Lay’s Flavor Department might respond, “Yes, but you’ll get fewer stares eating potato chips on the bus than a meat stick.”

Taste submitted by: Jessica

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