Lamb Valentine steaks with Orange and Redcurrant Sauce Lamb Valentine steaks with Orange and Redcurrant Sauce

Lamb Valentine steaks with Orange and Redcurrant Sauce

Thes chops are an ideal cut for a romantic meal for two as they are two chops from the loin butterflied  to make a meatier cut.  With only 10 minutes prep time they are grilled and served with an orange and redcurrant sauce and ready in under 25 minutes.

prep time
10 mins

cook time
25 minutes

serves
2 people

Ingredients

  • 4 lean lamb valentine steaks, cutlets or chops
  • 10ml/2tsp rapeseed oil
  • Salt and freshly milled black pepper
  • 10ml/2tsp ground coriander
  • 1 small red onion, peeled and finely chopped
  • 150ml/¼pint good, hot lamb stock
  • Grated zest and juice of ½ orange
  • 15ml/1tbsp redcurrant jelly or cranberry sauce

Method

  1. Heat the oil in a large non-stick griddle pan.  Mix the seasoning and coriander together.  Dust the steaks on both sides with the mixture.

  2. Cook for 6-8 minutes on each side.  Transfer to a warm plate and leave to rest.

  3. Meanwhile, to make the sauce; in the same pan cook the onions for 2-3 minutes.  Add the stock, orange zest and juice and redcurrant jelly or cranberry sauce.

  4. Bring to the boil, reduce the heat and simmer for 2-3 minutes or until the sauce is thick. Pour any meat juices from the plate to the pan with the sauce.

  5. Serve the steaks with herb mash and steamed curly kale or broccoli.