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Asian BBQ Lamb Chops with Crispy Asian Slaw

Prep Time: 4 Hours     
Cook Time: 10 Minutes 
Serves 4


½ cup brown sugar
1 tbsp taramind paste
2 limes, zested and juiced
½ fresh cilantro leaves, roughly chopped
1 Thai red chile, de-seeded and finely chopped
2 tbsp vegetable oil
2 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
½ tsp Kosher salt
½ tsp black pepper
1 Thomas Farms Grass Fed Lamb Rack, French-trimmed

For the Crispy Asian Slaw

½ Chinese cabbage, finely shredded
2 carrots, peeled and shredded
1 red bell pepper, finely sliced
1 Seedless cucumber, shredded
½ red onion, finely sliced
1/3 cup fresh cilantro leaves
¼ cup fresh mint leaves
½ fresh Thai basil leaves

For the Asian dressing

¼ cup fish sauce
¼ cup rice vinegar
3 tbsp sugar
1 garlic clove, minced
½ Thai red chili, de-seeded and finely chopped


1. In a large bowl, combine the brown sugar, tamarind paste, lime juice and zest, cilantro, chile, vegetable oil, Worcestershire sauce, salt, and pepper and mix well. Cut the lamb rack into individual chops and place them in a shallow non-metallic dish. Rub the marinade into the cutlets, coating them well on both sides. Cover and refrigerate for up to four hours.

2. In a large bowl, combine all the dressing ingredients and whisk together. Add the slaw ingredients to the dressing bowl. Toss the ‘slaw with the dressing and set it aside.

3. Preheat a large skillet over high heat. Cook the marinated lamb chops in the skillet for two minutes on each side (until medium-rare) then set them aside in a warm place, allowing them to rest for five minutes.

4. Divide the slaw between four plates. Arrange two cooked lamb chops on top of each, with the bones facing up and to the center of the dish. Drizzle extra dressing over the top and serve.

Recipe courtesy of True Aussie Beef & LambBARBEQUE

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