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Thyme & Feta Lamb

Pick up a selection of desserts from the Middle Eastern grocer to give this meal a happy ending

April 8th, 2012

*Find this and other great recipes in… The Kitchen Diaries by Nigel Slater. The recipes in this book are not only delicious, rustic and tasty, but also straightforward, easy-to-follow and easy-to-cook. *This recipe has been adapted from its original.

Prep Time
10 minutes
Cook Time
15 minutes
  • 12 small lamb chops
  • 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 2 tablespoons fresh thyme, chopped
  • 100 grams feta cheese
  • 1 small handful fresh mint leaves, chopped
  • Extra-virgin olive oil, to finish
  1. In the morning, put lamb chops in a small bowl. In another small bowl, combine lemon juice, olive oil and garlic, and season with salt and freshly ground pepper. Stir half of thyme into the oil and lemon mixture. Pour this marinade over lamb and refrigerate for at least an hour.

  2. In a small bowl, crumble feta cheese and add mint and remaining thyme.

  3. Grill lamb, either on a charcoal grill or in a ridged cast-iron griddle pan. When exterior of lamb is golden, transfer to plates.

  4. Sprinkle feta and herbs over lamb, then add a splash of extra-virgin olive oil to each place. Serve immediately.

Thyme & Feta Lamb

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