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  • 2 lamb leg steaks, trimmed of all fat and skin
  • oil
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 6 tbsp natural yoghurt
  • 1 clove garlic, halved
  • 1 tbsp of finely chopped dill
  • 100g red cabbage, very finely shredded
  • 1 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 12 baby plum tomatoes, halved 
  • ¼ small red onion, very finely sliced
  • 2-4 pittas


  • STEP 1

    Step 1

    Put the lamb in a dish and add a splash of oil, half the lemon juice and lots of seasoning. Mix the yoghurt, garlic and dill and season.

  • STEP 2

    Step 2

    Toss the cabbage with the red wine vinegar and a pinch of sugar.Toss the tomato and onion with some salt and a little more lemon juice.

  • STEP 3

    Step 3

    Heat a griddle to very hot. Cook the lamb for 3-4 minutes on each side until you get a really good colour. Rest for 5 minutes. Meanwhile, griddle the pittas on the same griddle, until grill-marked.

  • STEP 4

    Step 4

    Slice the lamb very thinly. Put a pile of lamb, some pickled cabbage and the tomato and onion salad on plates. Scoop the garlic out of the yoghurt. Add warm pitas and a pot of yogurt sauce to each plate.


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