Oven Roasted Lamb Loin with Roasted Yukon Gold Potatoes, Grilled Scallions and Chili Mint Dipping Sauce

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Oven Roasted Lamb Loin with Roasted Yukon Gold Potatoes, Grilled Scallions and Chili Mint Dipping Sauce

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There’s always room for one more, no?! Yes! This fun appetizer will be the hit of the party, Everyone loves a fancy lamb chop at a cocktail party, well this takes the idea to a whole other level.

Ingredients/Roasted Lamb Loin

20 oz lamb loin
1/4 bunch fresh rosemary leaves, finely chopped 3 garlic cloves finely chopped
2 tsp olive oil
kosher salt
white pepper

Method/Roasted Lamb Loin

Trim any excess fat from the lamb loin. Mix the rosemary, garlic and olive oil and rub into the lamb loin. Season with salt and pepper.

Sear the lamb loin in a pan over high heat on all sides for 3 minutes minutes, then put in a 350o oven for 15 minutes or until the internal temperature is 125o.

Let the lamb cool and set aside.

Ingredients/Roasted Yukon Gold Potatoes

10 smallYukon gold potatoes

3 garlic cloves, chopped

2 tsp olive oil

1/4 bunch fresh rosemary leaves, chopped

1/2 bunch scallion greens, chopped; reserve whites for grilling

kosher salt white pepper

Method/Roasted Yukon Gold Potatoes

Peel potatoes and cut into 1/2-inch cubes.

Toss potatoes with garlic, rosemary, scallions, oil, salt and pepper. Put potatoes on a sheet pan and roast at 350o for 20 minutes or until tender.

Remove potatoes from oven and chill before skewering.

Ingredients/Grilled Scallions

20 scallions, white portions cut in 1-1/2-inch pieces (from scallions used with potatoes)

2 tsp olive oil kosher salt white pepper

Method/Grilled Scallions

Season white portions of scallions with salt, pepper and oil.

Lightly grill scallions over a medium flame until they are almost tender.

Cool and set aside.

Ingredients/Chili Mint Dipping Sauce

1/2 cup duck sauce
1/2 cup plum sauce
1 tsp red pepper flakes
1/4 bunch fresh mint, finely chopped 2 limes

Method/Chili Mint Dipping Sauce

Combine the duck and plum sauces; add the mint and squeeze in the juice from the limes; mix thoroughly.

Assembly

Slice the lamb loin into 20 pieces. On each skewer, place one piece of lamb, one piece of scallion whites and one piece of potato, then repeat the order.

Serve with the Chili Mint Dipping Sauce.

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