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Harissa Fried Lamb Fillets Recipe

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PREP TIME: 20 min
COOK TIME: 30 min
READY TIME: 50 min
CALORIES: 210 (per serving)

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  • 1 tablespoon harissa or chilli paste
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons chopped mint
  • 350 g (11¼ oz) lamb fillets, trimmed
  • 2 eggplants (aubergines)
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1⁄3 cup (2¾ fl oz) olive oil
  • ½ cup (4 fl oz) yoghurt
  • 2 tablespoons tahini
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice, extra
  • 4 slices Turkish bread
  • 150 g (5 oz) rocket (arugula) leaves


1 Place harissa, lemon juice, mint and lamb in a bowl and allow lamb to marinate for 20 minutes. Place eggplants (aubergines) in a baking dish and bake in a preheated 220°C (425°F) oven for 25 minutes or until skins are charred.

2 Peel away skins and place eggplant (aubergine) flesh, garlic, oil, yogurt, tahini and extra lemon juice in a food processor or blender and process until smooth.

3 Cook lamb on a preheated barbecue or char grill for 1-2 minutes or until cooked to your liking.

4 To serve, place Turkish bread on serving plates. Top bread with rocket (arugula) and slices of lamb. Serve with eggplant (aubergine) puree.


Calories: 210 Kcal
Fat: 8 g
Cholesterol: 91 mg
Sodium: 149 mg
Carbs: 2 g
Fiber: 1 g
Sugar: 1 g
Protein: 29 g