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Greek-styled marinated chops with olive and mint potato salad


Greek style chops

Ingredients 13
Servings 4
Time 20 min

Ingredients

  • 4-6
    lamb or mutton chops
  • 4
    garlic cloves, crushed
  • juice and grated zest of 1 lemon
  • leaves of a handful of fresh oregano, roughly chopped
  • leaves of 1 mint sprig, roughly chopped
  • 15ml (1T) olive oil
  • 1
    kg
    baby potatoes, boiled and halved
  • 1
    red onion, sliced
  • 80
    g
    pitted green olives, roughly chopped
  • 1 round feta cheese, crumbled
  • leaves of 2 mint sprigs
  • 60
    ml
    olive oil
  • salt and freshly ground pepper
 

Method

15-20 min
 

Prepare a fire with enough coals to braai the meat.

1 CHOPS

Arrange the chops in a marinating dish.

2 MARINADE

Mix all the ingredients and rub all over the chops. Leave to marinate for at least 30 minutes.

3 SALAD

Put all the ingredients except the salt and pepper in a mixing bowl.

Mix lightly and season with salt and pepper.

Set aside.

4 TO FINISH

Season the chops with salt and pepper and transfer to a folding braai grid.

Braai the chops for 15-20 minutes or until done to your liking ,turning the grid continually to prevent burning.

Serve the chops with the potato salad.

TIP: For a salad with a tangier flavour, halve the quantity of olive oil and stir 60ml (¼c) sun-dried tomato pesto into the mixture.

 

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