Lamb Cutlets En Croûte

Preparation info

  • Serves

    6

    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

The Times Calendar Cookbook

By Katie Stewart

Published 1977

  • About

Meat cooked in a puff pastry crust retains essential juices and flavours and has the added advantage of a pretty covering that is nice to eat. Lamb cutlets en croûte are delicious served hot or cold for a picnic.

Ingredients

  • 450 g/1 lb ready-made puff pastry
  • 6 lamb cutlets

Method

On a lightly floured surface roll the pastry out thinly and cut into six pieces approximately 15 cm (6 in) square. Allow to rest while preparing the cutlets.

Trim the cutlets and scrape the fat bac