Arabian Spiced Rack Of Lamb With Couscous


Ingredients For the harissa paste
  • (makes about 150ml/¼ pint)

  • 25g/1oz dried large red chillies

  • 2 tbsp coriander seeds

  • 1 generous tbsp cumin seeds

  • 2 garlic cloves, peeled

  • 1 tsp salt

  • 60ml/2fl oz olive oil

  • ¼ tsp ground paprika

For the rack of lamb
  • 1 prepared rack of lamb (2-3 cutlets per person depending on their size

  • and your appetite!)

  • salt and freshly ground black pepper

For the couscous
  • 100g/4oz couscous

  • 2 tbsp olive oil

  • 150ml/¼pint light chicken or vegetable stock

  • 1 tbsp chopped fresh parsley

  • 2 tbsp chopped fresh mint

  • ½ red onion, peeled and finely chopped

  • 50g/2oz flaked almonds, toasted

To serve
  • Greek yoghurt (optional)


Recipe Uses (makes About 150ml/¼ Pint), 25g/1oz Dried Large Red Chillies, 2 Tbsp Coriander Seeds, 1 Generous Tbsp Cumin Seeds, 2 Garlic Cloves,...

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