Portuguese-Style Cutlets

I’d bought some lamb cutlets from the butcher to make this recipe, sounds easy and something different to do with lamb..

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First I cooked the onion in butter and then added the tomatoes.

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It says to leave the tomatoes and onions to cook slowly but after only about 10 minutes they had nearly dried out so I removed from the heat and had to force through the sieve to get any liquid.

I used what I did manage to sieve to make the rest of the sauce with the cornflour and stock..

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I had all the onions and tomatoey bits left in the sieve and I ended up just eating them straight from the sieve!

Next I grilled the lamb cutlets for a few minutes on each side. The recipe says to arrange the cutlets and sauce around a green vegetable, I had some broccoli and baby sweetcorn so I arranged the cutlets around them and poured the sauce over..

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So this was dinner for the three of us and am now regretting only getting 4 cutlets! They are nicely cooked, as is the veg but it’s the sauce that’s really good! It’s hard to describe but it’s meaty but with a tang from the vinegar!

I think we had the dish completely scraped clean!

Would I make this again? Yes!

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