Spiced Lime Cutlets

Preparation info

  • Makes

    18 to 20

    • Difficulty


Appears in

Modern Classics

Modern Classics

By Frances Bissell

Published 2000

  • About

Spicy food is excellent for picnics, and lamb cutlets make neat and easy-to-eat finger food.


  • 3 racks of lamb, chined and very well trimmed, and cut into cutlets
  • juice of a large lime
  • 1-2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil


The meat should be trimmed to give a clean rib bone with just the eye of the meat attached. Rub all over with the lime juice and olive oil. Mix the pepper, spices and salt together very thoroughly and dust each cutlet liberally with the mixture. Arrange on non-stick baking sheets, and roast the cutlets in a preheated oven at