Spicy lamb with sautéed potatoes and houmous

Spicy lamb with sautéed potatoes and houmous
  • Serves icon Serves 2
  • Time icon Ready in 20-25 minutes

For a quick supper try this spicy lamb recipe with potatoes and houmous.


  • 450g peeled and diced potatoes
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1½ tbsp harissa or any other chilli paste
  • 1 lemon
  • 4 trimmed lamb cutlets or 2 lamb fillets
  • Small tub of houmous


  1. Pan-fry potatoes in vegetable oil for 12-15 minutes, tossing occasionally, until golden and tender. Season.
  2. Meanwhile, mix chilli paste with a good squeeze of lemon juice in a shallow dish. Season lamb cutlets or fillets and coat them in the mixture. Set aside for 10 minutes.
  3. Heat a griddle or frying pan over a high heat. Add the lamb and cook for 5-7 minutes, turning halfway. Serve with the potatoes, a good dollop of houmous, lemon wedges, and a mixed green salad.


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