Kastaleta Ghanam

Description

Spiced lamb chops

  • Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 2 cups butter
  • 4 pinches cloves
  • 2 tsp Lebanese spice
  • 4 tbsp freshly chopped mint
  • 1 tsp ground cardamom
  • 4 tbsp freshly chopped flat-leaved parsley
  • 3 tsp ground ginger
  • 4 garlic clove, crushed
  • 1 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 48 trimmed loin lamb chops
  • 1 gram pinch coriander
  • salt and pepper to taste

Lebanese spice mix

  • 16 part ground cinnamon
  • 4 part ground cloves
  • 4 part ground chile
  • 4 part green cardamom pods

Directions

  1. Melt the butter over low heat.
  2. Add the spices, mint, parsley, stir once or twice, then remove from heat.
  3. Stir in the crushed garlic and leave for at least one hour for the flavors to mingle.
  4. Season the lamb chops to taste.
  5. Melt the butter mixture if it has congealed, and brush the meat with it.
  6. Cook the chops under a preheated broiler for about 6 – 8 minutes a side, until the outside is well-browned but the inside is still pink.
  7. Put on plates and pour the remaining seasoned butter over them.

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