Maple and balsamic glazed lamb chops with couscous

Preparation time

less than 30 mins

Cooking time

10 to 30 mins


Serves 4

These flavour combos are not a reinvention of the wheel, but a simple seductive supper none-the-less. I have to do away with knives and forks for these little lamb chops and with messy fingers gnaw off the meat, right down to the bone.

By Lorraine Pascale
From Lorraine's Fast, Fresh and Easy Food


For the lamb

  • large handful fresh thyme sprigs, leaves picked
  • salt and pepper
  • 8 lamb chops or cutlets
  • vegetable oil
  • 1 bunch spring onions, trimmed and sliced
  • 50g/2oz flaked almonds
  • handful fresh mint
  • 1 pomegranate, seeds only

For the couscous

  • 300g/10½oz couscous
  • 200g/7oz feta
  • drizzle of extra virgin olive oil

For the balsamic glaze

  • 25g/1oz butter
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste

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