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Firecracker lamb

Firecracker lamb


This easy lamb recipe delivers a delicious hit of chilli that brings out the flavour of the lamb steaks, simple to cook and under 30 minutes from prep to plate.

  • Feeds 4 Feeds 4
  • Ready in 30 minutes

Each serving contains

  • Energy
    1261kj 304kcal
  • Fat
    High 33%
  • Saturates
    High 49%
  • Sugar
    Low 0%
  • Salt
    Low 3%

% of adult’s reference intake | Carbohydrates per serving : 0g


  • 2 boneless lamb leg steaks
  • 1 tablespoon rapeseed oil
  • 1 teaspoon dried red chilli flakes
  • 1 teaspoon dried mixed herbs

For the chilli butter:

  • 50g butter, softened
  • ½ teaspoon dried chilli flakes
  • 1 tablespoon freshly chopped parsley


  1. To prepare the chilli butter: in a small bowl, mix together the butter, ½ teaspoon chilli flakes and parsley
  2. Mould the butter into a sausage shape, wrap in cling film or foil and refrigerate until required
  3. Brush the steaks with oil on both sides
  4. Mix together the dried chillies and mixed herbs, sprinkle over the steaks
  5. Cook on a prepared BBQ or under a preheated moderate grill for 6–8 mins on each side

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