Pan-roasted Lamb Cutlets with Spicy Seed Crumble and Glazed Carrots

by Leah Halmagyi


  • 8 lamb cutlets, French trimmed
  • 2 tsp celery salt
  • ½ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • sea salt flakes and freshly-ground black pepper
  • ¼ cup mixed seeds (sunflower, pepita, sesame, poppy)
  • 2 tsp Mexican chilli powder
  • 2 bunches baby carrots, peeled
  • 75g unsalted butter
  • ¼ cup golden syrup
  • 2 tsp red wine vinegar
  • 1 bunch chives, finely sliced
  • creamed kale and muscat jus, to serve


1 Season lamb with celery salty and black pepper, then drizzle with 1 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil. Cook on a hot barbecue grill or ribbed griddle for 3 minutes each side, until medium.
2 Meanwhile, toss the seeds and chilli powder, then fry in 1 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil for 2 minutes, until toasted. Season with salt and pepper, then set aside.
3 Steam the carrots until just tender. Heat the butter, golden syrup and vinegar in a large pan, then fry the carrots for 5 minutes, until glazed. Spoon creamed kale onto plates, the top with carrots, and, seeds and muscat jus.