If you're ordering a kebab for dinner or maybe even making your own, you might be wondering how high in syns kebab meat is and if you can eat it on the slimming world.
Kebab meat has different kinds of syns according to the type of meat and marination used on it, for doner kebab meat which is made out of lamb and beef you can expect it to have up to 15 syns for 100g as the meat only.
In our short guide below we've discussed in more detail why kebab meat is so high in syns, some syn values of different kebabs as well as a recipe for making your own slimming world-friendly kebab meat at home.
At around 15 syns for 100g, you might be confused as to why kebab meat is so unhealthy for just meat, using your whole daily syn allowance.
This is because kebab meat is usually made from the fatty part of lamb and beef, not the lean mince, increasing the syn value. For example, 100g of kebab meat could have up to 40g of fat and above depending on the cut of the meat.
Kebab's meat syn values change according to the type of meat which is used in the kebab, this could be lamb, beef, chicken or even a mix. To help you out we've listed some general syn values of kebab meat down below.
If you find kebab meat to be too high in syns, you could always try making your own at home with some lean beef mince instead.
We've listed the recipe details down below.
To conclude, kebab meat is very high in syns because the fattiest parts of the meat are used from lamb and beef, with some servings having up to 40g of fat! To save syns we suggest choosing a smaller portion of this meat, going veggie or making your own doner meat at home with leaner beef mince.