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Lamb Lollipops with Herbs

Lamb Lollipops with Herbs - tender, juicy lamb cutlets with a simple fresh herb and garlic crust grilled to perfection.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Modern Australian
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 471kcal


  • 12 lamb lollipops (cutlets) trimmed to your liking
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 tablespoon fresh rosemary leaves finely chopped
  • tablespoon fresh thyme leaves finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Combine finely chopped rosemary (2 tablespoon of leaves) and finely chopped thyme (1½ tablespoon of leaves) then set aside.
  • Rub both sides of lamb cutlets with olive oil (2 tablespoon - there will be some leftover) and reserve the remaining oil for frying.
  • Sprinkle garlic powder (1 tsp) and salt and pepper (to taste) evenly between the cutlets - don't forget the back!
  • Then sprinkle each side of the cutlets with the combined rosemary and thyme.
  • Heat remaining olive oil in a pan, and fry cutlets (or grill/broil) over medium-high heat (turning once) until cooked to your liking (see notes).


  • How long you cook your lamb lollipops for on each side comes down to your personal preference. For me, cooking cuts of lamb like this is a bit like cooking a steak - some people like theirs pink in the centre, others don't! For me, it's usually about 4 minutes on each side -  but keep in mind the thickness of the cutlet meat can vary a lot.
  • These cutlets would also be great cooked on a bbq. They make great bbq or cookout fare - they even come with in-built handles!
*Please note that the amount of calories per serve is provided as a guide only, as ingredients and cooking methods can vary greatly*


Calories: 471kcal