Lamb chops a la BBQ

Fire up the barbie!
Fire up the barbie!

Wondering what to put with lamb?

Barbecued lamb loin chops with cherry tomato, chickpeas, red onion, cumin and cucumber yoghurt

Ingredients (serves 4)

12 lamb loin chops

a small cucumber, peeled, deseeded and crushed

2 cups plain yoghurt

2 tsp cumin

a tin of chickpeas, drained

a punnet cherry tomatoes, halved

½ red onion, finely sliced

a small bunch of oregano

2 tsp balsamic vinegar

2 tsp extra virgin olive oil

salt and pepper


Combine yoghurt, cucumber and  cumin. Marinate the chops in a cup of yoghurt for about an hour, reserving the remaining yoghurt. Combine all other ingredients in a bowl, cover and set aside.

Season and barbecue chops until cooked (about 8 minutes), and rest.

To serve

Arrange tomato and chickpea mix on a large plate, place chops on top and spoon on the remaining cucumber yoghurt