Spiced lamb chops with coconut rice & mango salsa 2016

Spiced lamb chops with coconut rice & mango salsa

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Prep: 5 mins Cook: 15 mins

Easy

Serves 2

Tikka masala-spiced lamb pairs beautifully with a sweet, coriander-flecked salsa and coconutty basmati rice

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal833
  • fat40g
  • saturates20g
  • carbs67g
  • sugars20g
  • fibre5g
  • protein49g
  • salt0.9g
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Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp tikka masala paste
  • 4 thin lamb chops (about 100g each)
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • half thumb-sized piece ginger, peeled and finely grated
    Ginger

    Ginger

    jin-jer

    Mainly grown in Jamaica, Africa, India, China and Australia, ginger is the root of the plant. It…

  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 tsp coriander seeds
    Coriander seeds

    Coriander seed

    kor-ee-and-er seed

    The small, creamy brown seeds of the coriander plant give dishes a warm, aromatic and slightly…

  • 110g basmati rice, rinsed
  • 400ml can reduced-fat coconut milk
    Coconut milk in a glass, with half a coconut

    Coconut milk

    ko-ko-nut mill-k

    Coconut milk is not the slightly opaque liquid that flows from a freshly opened coconut –…

  • 250g pre-chopped mango
  • ½ small pack coriander, roughly chopped
  • zest and juice 1 lime
    Lime

    Lime

    ly-m

    The same shape, but smaller than…

Method

  1. Rub the tikka masala paste into the lamb chops and set aside on a plate to marinate. Meanwhile, heat the vegetable oil in a medium saucepan over a medium heat. Add the ginger, garlic and coriander seeds, then fry for 1-2 mins until fragrant and the coriander seeds start to pop. Add the basmati rice, coconut milk and a good pinch of salt. Bring to the boil then simmer for 12 mins (or following pack instructions), adding a splash more water if needed.

  2. Meanwhile, put a griddle pan over a high heat. When hot, griddle the chops for 3-4 mins for medium rare, then set aside to rest. Combine the mango with the coriander and lime. Serve the chops with the rice and mango salsa.

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