Spicy Cinnamon and Paprika Lamb Chops with Green Bean salad Recipe

Give your lamb chops a north African flavour with a cinnamon, cumin and paprika rub.



Prep Time

5 minutes

Cooking Time

15 minutes



Recipe Ingredients

For the lamb chops

  • 1 Tbsp (15ml) cumin
  • 1 Tbsp (15ml) paprika
  • 1 tsp (5ml) smoked paprika
  • 2 tsp (10ml) cinnamon
  • Juice of ½ SPAR Freshline lemon
  • ¼ cup (60ml) SPAR extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 cloves SPAR Freshline garlic, crushed
  • Salt and pepper
  • 8 lamb chops

For the green beans

  • 350g bag SPAR Freshline green beans, blanched
  • SPAR olive oil
  • 4 SPAR Freshline spring onions, cut into thin strips or as desired

Recipe Method

  1. Make a paste with the spices, lemon juice, olive oil and garlic and coat the chops with the paste. Season well.
  2. String the chops onto a skewer with all the fat facing in the same direction and on the same level.
  3. Start by rendering the fat – pop the chops onto the warm pan fat side down and cook for 6 minutes or so until the fat is brown. Then remove from the skewer and cook the chops for 3 - 4 minutes per side.
  4. Toss the green beans in olive oil and grill on the warm griddle pan for about 6 minutes – turn them halfway. Season well, add spring onions and serve with the chops.

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