Balsamic Lamb Chops with fresh Pepper and Tomato Salsa

What you’ll need

Serves 2

  • 4 lamb chops
  • 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 5 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • handful of mint, chopped
  • handful of coriander, chopped
  • 1/3 cucumber
  • 1 green pepper
  • 3 ripe plum tomatoes
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 1 red onion, chopped
  • zest and juice of 1 lime
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • salt and pepper

The easy bit

  1. Halve the cucumber, scoop out seeds, chop and place into a large bowl.
  2. Finely chop the onions, pepper and tomatoes and add to the bowl with the crushed garlic, lime zest and juice, coriander, salt and black pepper.
  3. Mix the ingredients together, cover the bowl and place in the fridge to chill for an hour.
  4. Marinate the chops in the balsamic vinegar and mint, and leave to soak for 30 minutes.
  5. Grill the chops for 2-3 minutes on each side and leave to rest before serving with a generous spoon of salsa.
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