Chilli chocolate lamb chops

1 serving Prep: 4 hrs
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By Food24 April 03 2017
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Ingredients (21)

125 g brown sugar
15 ml tamarind — paste
60 ml lemon juice
15 g fresh coriander
100 g red chilli
30 ml vegetable oil
2.5 g salt — kosher
2.5 g freshly ground black pepper
dark chocolate — to taste
450 g lamb — rack
50 g cabbage
75 g carrots
50 g red pepper
55 g red onion
35 g fresh coriander
20 g chopped
35 g fresh basil
70 ml fish sauce
60 ml vinegar — rice
45 g icing sugar
45 g garlic — cloves
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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.


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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