Moroccan Lamb Salad

Preparation Time 15 minutes

Cooking Time 10 minutes

Ingredients (serves 4)

  • 100g Coolibah Salad Mix
  • 2 tablespoons Moroccan spice-mix powder
  • 1/4 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 2 x 250g lamb backstraps, trimmed
  • 400g can chick peas, rinsed & drained
  • 1 red onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 tomatoes, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons chopped coriander leaves
  • 2 tablespoons chopped mint leaves
  • 1/4 cup tahini
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice plus wedges to serve
  • Pita bread to serve


  1. In a bowl, mix the spice-mix powder with 1 tablespoon of the olive oil. Brush over the lamb and set aside
  2. Place chick peas, onion, tomato, coriander and mint in a bowl. In a separate bowl, whisk tahini, garlic, lemon juice and 2 tablespoons water until you have a loose dressing. Toss salad with dressing.
  3. Heat a chargrill pan or BBQ to medium-high heat and cook lamb for 2-3 minutes each side until lightly charred, but still rare inside. Set aside to rest for 2-3 minutes.
  4. Lightly toast pita bread on the grill pan.
  5. Serve the lamb sliced with the salad, grilled pita bread, baby salad leaves and lemon wedges on the side.

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