Lamb Recipes

Cooking Leg Of Lamb? Don’t Let It Scare You

Leg of lamb is a large and expensive cut of meat. However it is also fool proof and once cooked, rewards you with tender and flavourful meat. So, be afraid to give it a try.° When cooking your leg of lamb, keep this tips in mind and you will be safe. NO MARINADE NEEDED Leg […]

The Williams Potjie

BY J’ SOMETHING Chef’s note: This Potjie triggers so many memories for me… One of the most relaxing methods of cooking has to be cooking in a potjie – or a “drievoet”, as my wife likes to call it. Uncle Elton, my best friend Brent’s dad, would spend the whole day around that pot and […]

The Family Lamb Ribbetjie Braai

CHEF’S NOTE: Something that I fell in love with when I moved to South Africa was a good ol’ braai. I love making a fire and hearing the meat splutter and sizzle as it hits the grill. Honestly, I have no problem making a fire to braai just one piece of wors – the taste […]

Lamb Shoulder

about 800 g deboned lamb shoulder blade 3 cloves garlic, peeled and thinly sliced 1 sprig rosemary, divided in small pieces 1 large sprig rosemary for basting Buttermilk marinade 250 ml (1 cup) buttermilk or plain unflavoured yoghurt 60 ml (1/4 cup) olive oil 30 ml (2 Tbsp) fresh lemon juice 15 ml (1 Tbsp) […]

Lamb Ribs

500 g lamb riblets (+/- 10) Marinade and basting 1 small onion, finely chopped 60 ml (1/4 cup) olive oil 125 ml (1/2 cup) fresh lemon juice 45 ml (3 Tablespoons) honey 1 clove garlic, crushed 7 ml (1 ¼ teaspoon) ground cumin 3 ml (1/2 teaspoon) ground ginger 2 ml (1/4 teaspoon0 ground cinnamon […]

Roast Leg of Lamb

1 bulb of garlic, 3 cloves peeled and crushed, the others left whole a small bunch of fresh rosemary, half the leaves removed and coarsely chopped, half in sprigs zest of 1 lemon olive oil 2kg leg of lamb sea salt and freshly ground black pepper 1.5kg potatoes, peeled and cut in half 4 tablespoons […]

Lamb Leg

6 lamb chump chops, about 1,5 cm thick Marinade ingredients 350 ml (2 x 175 g tubs) plain low fat yoghurt 10 ml (2 tsp) ground cumin 15 ml (1 Tbsp) ground coriander 10 ml (2 tsp) medium curry powder 3 cloves garlic, crushed 10 ml (2 tsp) chopped fresh mint or 3 ml (1/2 […]

Deboned Lamb Leg with Yoghurt Sauce

tablespoon grated lemon rind 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon chopped fresh rosemary 1 tablespoon chopped fresh oregano 1 (6-pound) bone-in leg of lamb, trimmed 10 garlic cloves, halved 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper Cooking spray 1 cup plain 2% reduced-fat Greek yogurt 1/4 cup […]

Lamb Neck

4 carrots cut into chunks 2 sweet potatoes peeled and quartered 1 onion halved and sliced 2 garlic cloves chopped 1 cup tomato sauce 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce 2 tablespoons honey 1 teaspoon curry powder 1 teaspoon cumin 1 pinch allspice 1 teaspoon sea salt or 1 teaspoon kosher salt 1 teaspoon pepper 1/2 cup […]

Lamb Rack

30 ml (2 Tbsp) olive oil 45 ml (3 Tbsp) light brown sugar 45 ml (3 Tbsp) brown vinegar 30 ml (2 Tbsp) tomato paste 30 ml (2 Tbsp) fresh lemon juice 3 ml (1/2 tsp) soya sauce 1 clove garlic, crushed 15 ml (1 Tbsp) chopped fresh origanum or 5 ml (1 tsp) dried […]

Lamb Loin

6 lamb chops 3 tbsp balsamic vinegar 5 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil a small bunch of mint , chopped 300g frozen peas Parmesan , grated to make 2 tbsp Directions Marinate the chops in 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar, 2 tbsp oil, half the mint and some seasoning. Meanwhile, cook the peas in boiling water for […]

Lamb Shanks

30 ml (2 Tbsp) olive oil 2 medium (about 500 g each) lamb shanks 2 medium onions, coarsely chopped 2 cloves garlic, crushed 3 whole star aniseed 1 cinnamon stick 2 ml (1/2 tsp) ground mixed spice 45 ml (3 Tbsp) brown sugar 250 ml (1 cup) meat stock Directions Heat oil in a heavy-based […]