Minted lamb chops

Take it to the outdoors! These lamb chops are perfect for grilling over hot coals too.

1 hour

Serves 6-8


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Yoghurt sauce:

  • 1 cup (250ml) double cream yoghurt
  • 1 punnet (20g) fresh mint, chopped
  • 1/4 punnet (5g) fresh dill, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • ½ tsp (3ml) Dijon mustard
  • Salt and milled pepper


Lamb chops:

  • 1 tsp (5ml) fine sea salt
  • ½ tsp (3ml) milled pepper
  • ½ punnet (10g) mint 
  • 2 Tbsp (30ml) olive oil 
  • 8 loin or rib lamb chops
  • Greek salad, for serving



  1. Mix yoghurt, mint, dill, garlic, Dijon mustard, salt and pepper to make a yoghurt sauce. 
  2. Grind fine sea salt, milled pepper and mint with pestle and mortar. 
  3. Rub minted salt and olive oil onto lamb chops. 
  4. Grill for about 4-5 minutes on each side until golden. 
  5. Serve with yoghurt sauce and Greek salad on the side.


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