Mint Lamb Pops With Raita
Mint Lamb Pops With Raita
Get this quick and easy mint lamb pops recipe by Michael Smith from Chef Michael's Kitchen.
  • Difficulty Level Easy
  • Technique Roasting
  • Preparation Time 30 minutes
  • Cooking Time 15 minutes
  • Yield 12 servings
  • For the Lamb Pops:
  • 454 grams of freshly ground lamb
  • 4 garlic cloves, finely minced
  • 2 tablespoons of mint jelly
  • 1 bunch of fresh mint, very finely chopped
  • ½ teaspoon of salt
  • ¼ teaspoon of pepper
  • ½ cup of whole almonds, chopped
  • For the Curry Raita:
  • 1 cup of plain yogurt
  • ½ an English cucumber, shredded
  • 2 tablespoons of curry powder
  • The juice and zest of 1 lemon
  • ¼ teaspoon of salt

Preheat your oven to 375°F and turn on your convection fan if you have one.

  1. For the Lamb Pops:
  2. In a bowl mix the ground lamb with the garlic, mint jelly, mint, salt and pepper
  3. Form into 12 ‘lollipops’ by attaching to small skewers or sticks
  4. Roll the pops in the chopped almonds, then transfer to a baking tray and roast until they’re lightly browned and delicious, about 15 minutes
  1. For the Curry Raita:
  2. Stir all the ingredients together in a small bowl
  3. Present with the lollipops. Serve and share!

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