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Best cuts for easy, simple lamb recipes

Lamb mince is extremely economical and versatile. Mix the mince with herbs and spices to add extra flavor your meatballs, koftas or burgers.

Harissa lamb meatballs with cabbage and pomegranate salad

Spiced lamb and pine nut burgers with tahini yoghurt

Easy lamb koftas

Lamb mini roasts are lean lamb cuts from the leg chump muscle. They have all the benefits of a larger leg roast, are ideal when smaller portions are required and perfect for a mid week dinner with their quicker cooking time.

Lamb mini roast with dukkah and roast vegetable salad

Five spice lamb mini roast with noodle salad

Lamb mini roast with potatoes, peas and mint

Lamb loin chops are an economical cut, perfect for a huge variety of cuisines. With their tenderness, loin chops are ideal for barbecuing and best suited to high heat cooking methods.

Smoked paprika lamb loin chops with chick pea and green olive salad

Chargrilled lamb loin chops with pounded anchovy and rosemary dressing

Spiced lamb loin chops with pear and walnut salad

Buying tips for easy, simple lamb recipes

  1. Choose cuts that are suited to cooking methods that require a quicker cook time, like grilling, barbecuing or stir fry.
  2. Make sure you select the right lamb cut for the cooking method you are going to use. For help with this ask your local butcher.
  3. Ask the butcher to trim any fat

 

Tips & Techniques

Before cooking

  1. Take the meat from the fridge 10 minutes before cooking, so it cooks evenly.
  2. Brush the steaks lightly with oil. If you wish, season it with ground salt and pepper.

Essential tips for chargrilling or barbecuing lamb      

  1. Preheat the barbecue or char-grill plate to hot or preheat a pan to moderately hot.
  2. Cook the lamb on one side until moisture appears. Use tongs to turn the lamb once only.
  3. Do not cook lamb past a medium degree of doneness
  4. Always rest the lamb after cooking so the lamb retains all of its delicious juices.

Easy, simple lamb recipe tips

    • When cooking lamb for your friends and family, be prepared! Have all of your ingredients chopped and ready to go before you start cooking.
    • If a recipe is for 4 people and you are having 8 guests over for dinner, scale the recipe up by 2 i.e. double all of the ingredients.

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