Chilli chocolate lamb chops



Preparation time: 4h
 
 

Ingredients

 
  • RACK OF LAMB BASTING:
  • 125
    g
    brown sugar
  • 15
    ml
    tamarind paste
  • 60
    ml
    lemon juice
  • 15
    g
    cilantro leaves
  • 100
    g
    red chilli
  • 30
    ml
    vegetable oil
  • 2.5
    g
    Kosher salt
  • 2.5
    g
    black pepper
  • dark chocolate (to taste)
  • 450
    g
    lamb rack x 3 bone
  • SLAW SALAD:
  • 50
    g
    raw african cabbage
  • 75
    g
    carrots
  • 50
    g
    red pepper
  • 55
    g
    red onion
  • 35
    g
    Cilantro leaves
  • 20
    g
    mint leaves
  • 35
    g
    fresh basil
  • SALAD DRESSING:
  • 70
    ml
    fish sauce
  • 60
    ml
    rice vinegar
  • 45
    g
    icing sugar
  • 45
    g
    garlic cloves
Servings: Change Serving
 
 

Method

 

Mix marinade mixture except chocolate in a bowl, whisk. Refrigerate.

Clean and trim lamb rack.

Place lamb rack in marinade and refrigerate.

Preheat oven to 190 degrees celcius.

Slice up the cabage, carrots,onion, cilantro leaves, mint leaves and basil finely.

Mix all together.

Dressing:

Mix all dressing ingredients together, whisk until sugar is disolved.

Place in a squeezy bottle and refrigerate all ingredients for plating.

Main course:

Heat up griddle pan until really hot to ensure char grilling.

Grill each side approximately 2 min to score.

Place on a greased pan to finish cooking in the oven.

Complete cooking process in oven by basting every 2min.

Rest on a cooling rack for 5 min before serving.

Left over marinade add melted chocolate and drizzle over lamb after plating.

Coat salad with the dressing and plate with lamb as per photo (can drizzle dressing over plate for garnish if required).

Serves 1.



Recipe by Thero Ramatebele of CTIA Chefs Academy.

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