Dukkah Crusted Lamb Cutlets

lamb cutletsDukkah is a spice and nut blend originally hailing form Egypt. It is most often eaten with bread or vegetables but tonight we will show you how to use this traditional blend as an gorgeous addition to your next lamb BBQ.

You can easily incorporate this meal into your healthy eating plan this week with a few simple ingredients.

Prep time: 40 minutes

Cook time: 20 minutes


  • 1 can of chickpeas drained
  • 100grams of hazelnuts
  • 2 tbs of coriander seeds
  • 2 tbs of cumin seeds
  • Salt and pepper
  • 8 lamb cutlets (fat trimmed)


  1. Drain a can of chickpeas and place them on a baking tray with baking paper and roast in a 200 degree oven for 30 minutes.
  2. When the chickpeas have cooled post roasting, in a blender pulse together the chickpeas, the spices, the hazelnuts and the salt and pepper.
  3. Place the dukkah mix onto a plate and roll the lamb cutlets in the mixture.
  4. Set the lamb cutlets aside once breaded.
  5. Heat up a BBQ and BBQ them until cooked. Alternatively you could also bake them in the oven.
  6. Serve with a side salad or roast veggies and rice.

The lamb cutlets are 260 calories per serve.

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written by:

Amanda Dos Santos

Mandy is an experienced Nutritionist, food scientist and writer with over 10 years experience in the Heath industry. She has been part of the Healthy Mummy team of experts since 2012, writing informative and current blog posts and contributing to our recipe books. She has played an integral part in creating the recipes on our 28 Day Weight Loss Challenges since they first started in July 2014.Mandy is a mum of three and loves working for The Healthy Mummy, ”Especially on the challenges as I can create recipes which empower women to create nourishing food for themselves and their families’."