lamb chops with blood orange and mint compote and feta mash potatos

March  3, 2010
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  • Serves 1
Author Notes

I wanted to use a meat or fish as a base for the dish since the obvious would be to make a salad with the 3 ingredients" mint feta and blood oranges" for this particular contest. I played around with a few ideas until i came up with this, a very simple fast elegant meal. Using a classic combination of lamb with mint and rosemary with the unusual addition of blood oranges .Served with mash potatos with a twist ( feta cheese) The following ingredients are for one person but just double and so on per person. —chez lady S

What You'll Need
  • 1 large russet potato
  • 1 dash milk
  • 1 teaspoon butter
  • 1/4 cup feta cheese ( i used bulgarian)
  • 1 pinch of white pepper
  • 2-3 lamb rib chops
  • 1 small handfuls fresh mint
  • 1/2 blood orange peeled and chopped into bite size pieces
  • 1 pinch dried rosemary
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • kosher salt
  • 1 splash white wine
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  1. boil potato's for 30-40 min or for one person place whole potato in microwave for 9 minutes ( this method works great for cooking potato's)
  2. meanwhile saute in a non stick pan a small handful of mint the chopped blood orange, pinch of salt a tsp of sugar and a splash of wine and cook a few minutes until wine reduces and mint is wilted.
  3. in an other saute pan put 1 smashed garlic clove and a dash of olive oil. Rub chops with salt and blk pepper and sear on each side for about 2-4 minutes (depending on size) on med- hight heat, remove from pan to rest briefly
  4. whip the potato's, feta cheese a knob of butter, a splash of milk, and white pepper, briefly in a food Processor or by hand do not over whip
  5. plate dish , place chops over a serving of the mash potato's and pour the mint, blood orange compote over the top of lamb chops.garnish with fresh spring of mint

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4 Reviews

chez L. March 13, 2010
wow great i had know idea?! hope it works out nicely, bon appetit
aargersi March 13, 2010
Hey there - I am test driving this one tomorrow night with a couple other Food52-ers and I am SURE it is going to be wonderful!
lastnightsdinner March 3, 2010
Mmm, this looks lovely.
chez L. March 13, 2010
sorry for the delayed response im just getting the hang of this site and did not see this comment