Lamb leg steaks with chilli butter

Lamb Leg Steaks with Chilli Butter_44399

Serves: 2
Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: Under 20 minutes


  • 2 x 150g/5oz lean boneless lamb leg steaks
  • 15ml/1tbsp rapeseed oil
  • 5ml/1tsp dried red chillies
  • 5ml/1tsp dried mixed herbs
  • Pinch of salt

For the chilli butter:

  • 50g/2oz butter, softened
  • 2.5ml/½tsp dried chilli flakes
  • 15ml/1tbsp freshly chopped parsley


  1. Remove the steaks from the fridge, transfer to a shallow plate, cover and leave for 20 minutes to bring up to room temperature before cooking.
  2. To prepare the chilli butter; in a small bowl mix together the butter, chilli flakes and herbs. Mould the butter into a sausage shape, wrap in cling film or foil and refrigerate until required.
  3. Brush the steaks with oil on both sides. Mix together the dried chillies and herbs and sprinkle over the steaks.
  4. Cook on a prepared barbecue or under a preheated moderate grill for 6-8 minutes on each side.
  5. Top with a disc or two of the chilli butter and serve with warm crushed new potatoes with a knob of the chilli butter stirred through and a tomato and cucumber salad. 

Related categories: BBQ Lamb Recipes Savoury dishes

Last edited: 21 May 2019 at 14:42

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