Blackened lamb with peppers

  • serves 4
  • Easy

This simple recipe is one of our all time favourite lamb dishes. Simply barbecue seasoned lamb cutlets for a few minutes on each side and serve with grilled peppers and onion.



  • butter 50g
  • cayenne pepper 1 tsp
  • garlic granules ½ tsp
  • paprika 1 tsp
  • ground white pepper 1 tsp
  • thyme 1 tsp, dried
  • red onion 2, large
  • red peppers 2, sliced
  • green peppers 2, sliced
  • lamb cutlets
  • lemon 1
  • flat-leaf parsley a handful 


  • Step 1

    Mix 50g of melted butter with 1 tsp cayenne, ½ tsp garlic granules, 1 tsp paprika, 1 tsp ground white pepper and 1 tsp dried thyme.

    Season well and then brush liberally over both sides of the cutlets. Leave for at least 20 minutes.

  • Step 2

    Grill 2 large red onions sliced into thick wedges, 2 sliced red peppers and 2 sliced green peppers until tender and starting to char at the edges.

  • Step 3

    Barbecue the lamb cutlets for 2-3 minutes each side for medium. Serve with the vegetables, adding wedges of lemon and a handful of flat-leaf parsley.