A Perfect Red Lamb Chops Recipe.

A Perfect Red Lamb Chops Recipe.

Hi friends, it's me Somie!

Recently, I’ve been racking my brains on how to make lamb other than my normal go-to “Lamb curry” or lamb roast, so I thought why not just fry it season lightly and see what happens. I recently bought some red wine vinegar and fish sauce and wanted to introduce into my cooking.  I found some red onions and tomato paste and decided that those could be added to the mix just to add a saucy component as well as adding some colour. Oh quick question! Did you enjoy my last post on Meal Prepping? 😄So here it is, my experimentation in the kitchen that turned out to be deliciously flavourful.

Ingredients

 

4 cuts of lamb shoulder ½ inch thick

1 Red onion

3 tbsps Tomato paste

¼ cupRed wine vinegar or brown vinegar

½ cup vegetable stock

Oil

 

For the Marinade

3 tbsps Soy sauce or fish sauce

3 tbsps Red wine vinegar

2 tbsps Olive oil

2 tsps Thyme

1 tsp Cayenne Pepper

1 tbsp Garlic Powder

2 tsps White Pepper Powder

3 tsps Onion Powder.

 

Directions

1. For the Marinade

Place your meat in a large bowl. Add soy sauce or fish sauce, red wine vinegar, olive oil, thyme, garlic powder, cayenne pepper, white pepper powder and onion powder. Mix it all together with your hand, working the marinade and coating all of the meat. Then put in a ziploc bag or plastic bag. Make sure the marinade is poured over the meat in the bag, then keep in the fridge overnight or for an hour till needed. 😍

After a good marinating period..

2. In a pan add oil and heat it till moderately hot. Add meat, but do not crowd the pan as this can lead to steaming in the pan. Let the meat sear on each side for a minute each.

3. Dice one red onion and add into the pan, stir the onions so that it is covered in the oil and fat from the meat. Next add the red wine vinegar. Stir it so that it coats the onions and let reduce for approximately 1 minute..

4. Addthe tomato paste and stir it into the onions and use it to coat the meat. Let the meat cook on each side for approx 1 minutes each, coating each side with the tomato sauce.

5. Preheat oven at 150 degrees for 10 minutes.

6 . Remove pan from heat. Add the contents of the pan into an ovenproof dish.

7. Add vegetable stock then place in oven for 5 minutes.

8. If you want your meat well done keep it in the oven for 10 minutes.

Serve with potato salad, bean salad, greek salad, roast potatoes and gravy or enjoy by itself. Enjoy! Do share in the comments if you do try this out and tag us in your photo on instagram #SeeMyChow

 

Guest Food contributor is Nigerian food blogger Somie Iwuohawho currently lives in Cape Town, South Africa. She's also a Social Media Strategist and Content Manager at an ad agency in Cape Town. Her blog @eatwithloon is filled with incredible modern recipes and restaurant reviews. She loves cooking food and of course eating it. 😍