Red wine and quince lamb with couscous recipe

Red Wine and Quince Lamb with Couscous

Serves 4

Prep 10 minutes

Cook 10 minutes



1 cup couscous

2 teaspoons orange zest

1 cup boiling water

1 green onion, thinly sliced

1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil

1 tablespoon fresh rosemary sprigs

12 French-trimmed lamb cutlets

100g quince paste

1/3 cup red wine

2 tablespoons currants

1 garlic clove, crushed

Steamed green beans, to serve

Red wine and quince lamb with couscous recipe
Recipe supplied. Photography by Jeremy Simons.


1. Preheat oven to 150°C/130°C fan-forced.

2. Place couscous and orange zest in a heatproof bowl. Pour over boiling water. Cover. Set aside for 5 minutes to absorb. Season with salt and pepper. Fluff couscous with a fork. Add onion. Toss to combine.

3. Meanwhile, heat oil and rosemary in a large frying pan over medium-high heat. Cook lamb for 2 minutes each side or until browned.

4. Transfer lamb and rosemary to a baking tray. Bake for 5 minutes or until cooked to your liking.

5. Meanwhile, return pan to medium-high heat. Add quince paste, wine, currants and garlic. Bring to the boil. Simmer for 5 minutes or until sauce reduces and thickens slightly. Season.

6. Divide couscous among serving plates. Top with lamb, rosemary and quince sauce. Serve with beans.


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