Lamb Chops with Mint Gremolata and Fingerling Potatoes

Impress your date with this fresh and delicious lamb dish!
Impress your date with this fresh and delicious lamb dish!

Lamb Chops with Mint Gremolata and Fingerling Potatoes

Recipe Courtesy of Cold Storage

Lamb chops and mint are the perfect match – and the perfect main for a cosy home-cooked meal. This easy recipe is near-foolproof, and most of the preparation can be done before your dinner date arrives. Sweet little fingerling potatoes are the ideal side, and require little more than salt and pepper. Pour a glass of red and the scene is set!

Ingredients
(Serves 4)

Lamb

  • 8 rib lamb chops
  • ½ cup olive oil
  • 2 sprigs fresh mint, torn
  • 3 cloves garlic, crushed
  • Salt and black pepper

Mint Gremolata

  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 tsp lemon zest
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ½  cup loosly packed mint leaves, chopped

Fingerling Potatoes

  • Fingerling potatoes, par-boiled
  • Olive oil
  • Coarse sea salt
  • Cracked black pepper

Method

Lamb

  1. Place olive oil, torn mint, garlic and pepper in a large bowl.
  2. Coat lab chops in marinade and chill in fridge for 2 hours.
  3. Remove chops, wipe off excess marinade, and season with salt and freshly ground pepper.
  4. Grill chops in a gastop grill pan on high heat until medium-rare, about 3 minutes per side. Remove and let rest for 5 minutes.
  5. Serve drizzled with Mint Gremolata and fingerling potatoes, par-boiled and finished in a gril pan with coarse sea salt and black pepper.

Mint Gremolata

  1. In a small bowl, mix  garlic, lemon juice, olive oil, lemon zest and salt.
  2. Stir in garlic paste and mint leaves with olive oil.

Adjust your ingredients accordingly if you are cooking for more than 4. Give it a try and let us know it goes!

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