Fast Recipes

Lamb cutlets with date and almond salad

A little spice and sweetness equals this very worthy midweek meal.
Ben Dearnley

In this lamb cutlets recipe, the sweetness of dates is offset by the acidity of citrus. Serve with couscous or moghrabieh to make a more substantial meal.


Date and almond salad


1.Heat a large frying pan over high heat and add oil. Season lamb with spices and sea salt, then add to pan and grill until golden brown (3-4 minutes), then turn and grill until lamb is golden brown and cooked to your liking (3-4 minutes for medium-rare). Transfer cutlets to a plate and rest in a warm place (5 minutes).
2.Meanwhile, for date salad, add ingredients to a bowl and mix gently with your hands to combine.
3.To serve, spread yoghurt over a platter, top with salad and lamb, and scatter with picked mint leaves.

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