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Lamb Cutlets with Creole Mojo Sauce. Latin American inspired Lamb recipe

Lamb Cutlets with Creole Mojo Sauce

A tasty Latin American inspired recipe featuring lamb cutlets in a creole marinade of oil, oranges, lime, cumin, garlic and hot pepper sauce.

Serves: 
4
Time to prepare: 
10 minutes
Cooking time: 
15 minutes

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Ingredients: 
  • 8 lean lamb cutlets or 4 lamb loin chops
  • *For the Creole Garlic Marinade (Mojo Criollo):
  • 60ml/4tbsp olive or vegetable oil
  • Grated zest and juice of 2 oranges
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • Salt
  • 10ml/2tsp ground cumin
  • 3 garlic cloves, peeled and finely chopped
  • 15ml/1tbsp hot pepper sauce
Tips: 
For that extra special Latin effect why not add 30ml/2tbsp Tequilla to the marinade?
Method: 
  1. To prepare the marinade; in a large shallow non-metallic dish mix all the ingredients together. Place the cutlets or chops in the marinade mixture and coat well on both sides. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours, or if time allows overnight.
  2. Remove the cutlets or chops from the marinade (reserve the marinade) and cook on a prepared barbecue or under a preheated moderate grill for 6-8 minutes on each side. Meanwhile, heat the marinade in a small pan until piping hot and pour over the chops before serving.
  3. Serve the lamb with the quinoa and sugar snap pea salad.

 

Tips: 
For that extra special Latin effect why not add 30ml/2tbsp Tequilla to the marinade?