Family favourite recipe

  • 1.2kg Lamb Mid Loin Chop
  •  2 tbs olive oil
  •  1/2 tsp dried mint
  •  1/2 tsp dried oregano
  •  1/2 tsp coarsely crushed coriander seeds
  •  1/2 tsp coarsely crushed cumin seeds
  •  1/2 tsp dried chilli flakes
  •  2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  •  finely grated rind and juice of 1 lemon
  •  Serve with lemon wedges and fresh mint leaves.

  •  3/4 cup natural yoghurt
  •  80 gms Greek feta coarsely crumbled
  •  1/3 cup fresh mint coarsely chopped
  •  1 garlic clove, coarsely chopped
  •  juice of 1 lemon
1. Combine lamb chops, 2 tbs olive oil, dried herbs, spices, garlic, rind and juice in a bowl, season to taste with salt and freshly ground pepper and mix well to combine.  Cover and refrigerate to marinate for a few hours.

2.For minty feta dip, process ingredients in a small food processor until smooth, season to taste with salt and pepper and refrigerate until required.

3. Drain lamb chops from marinade. Preheat a char-grill pan over medium-high heat and cook lamb chops, turning occasionally, until browned and cooked to your liking (4-5 minutes for medium).  Transfer to a plate.  Cover loosely with foil and rest for a couple of minutes.

Serve scattered with fresh mint and with lemon wedges to squeeze over, together with minty feta dip.

Difficult: Easy
Cooks Time: 5 mins Prep time: 15 mins
Serves 4

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