Lamb Chops with Iceberg Lettuce and Avocado Dressing


Serve lamb chops straight from the barbecue with crisp, chilled iceberg lettuce wedges alongside a gorgeous homemade creamy avocado dressing. This dish will be the star of your next party.

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Ingredients

8 Pure South lamb loin chops
½ onion, grated
1 clove garlic, crushed
zest and juice of 1 lemon
a dash of Olivado avocado cooking oil
For the Avocado Dressing
1 ripe NZ avocado
2 tbsp Olivado Avocado & Garlic Oil
2 tbsp DYC Apple Cider Vinegar
3 tbsp Anchor Greek Yoghurt
1 red chilli, deseeded and finely chopped, optional
For the Iceberg salad
1 small head iceberg lettuce, outer leaves removed
1 spring onion, finely chopped
A handful Superb Herb chives
2 slices day-old ciabatta bread, cut into cubes
Olivado Avocado & Garlic Oil

Directions

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1. Place lamb chops in a shallow ceramic dish with grated onion, garlic, zest and juice of lemon and a dash of avocado oil. Season and mix well to coat lamb chops in marinade, cover and leave for 20 minutes in a cool place.
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Make the Avocado dressing. Place all ingredients in a food processor and process until smooth. Season and place in a small serving bowl, cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.
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3. Heat a good splash of oil in a frying pan and toast the bread until golden. Drain the excess oil on the kitchen towel. Sprinkle with a little salt and set aside. Cut the iceberg lettuce into even-sized wedges and place on a serving platter. Scatter over spring onion and snip over plenty of chives. Scatter croutons over the top.
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4. Heat the barbecue grill until hot. Place on lamb chops and grill for 3-4 minutes on each side for medium cooked lamb. Serve with iceberg lettuce wedges and the avocado dressing.