Tuesday, 22 January 2013

Wishing for the sun

This is a different sort of post for me.. Food is something I've never blogged about before but considering how much I manage to scoff every day I thought it was time I shared one of my recipes! This is something I just made up with what was in the cupboards at the time, so I'm sure you could adjust it to fit what you've got lying around! It's Moroccan style(ish) lamb!






Ingredients
4 lamb chops
2 teaspoon paprika

2 teaspoon cumin powder
pinch or two cumin seeds
2 teaspoon chilli powder
3 teaspoons harissa paste
1 garlic clove
2 teaspoon tumeric
pinch saffron (totally optional!)
salt
pepper
oil

It's so simple, honestly, so easy but so good!

Method
  • Just bung the paprika, cumin powder, chilli powder, harissa paste, tumeric, salt and pepper into a small bowl and add a little oil at a time until it makes a paste
  • Rub the paste all over the lamb (you should have about half left over) and then place into a sandwich bag
  • Slice the garlic and add to the bowl, along with the cumin seeds and saffron
  • Add enough oil to make a kind of marinade-y consistency and add this to the bag of lamb
  • Make sure the lamb is all covered with the marinade, seal the bags and leave in the fridge for as long as you can (I left mine for about 3 hours because I decided half way through the day that I felt like cooking!)
  • To cook them, I just removed them from the bags and placed directly into dry a non-stick frying pan - the oil from the marinade, along with the fat from the lamb itself will be enough to ensure it doesn't stick/burn etc, so you don't need to add any more!
  • Cook on a low/med heat for around 5-7 minutes until you get the slight burnt (but not..obviously..) look and serve with couscous and veg

I hope this recipe made sense and I'd love to know if you made it or something similar!

Evie x

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  1. This looks so yummy and reminded me i need to put dinner on.. like now! x

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