Lamb with Spicy Couscous

Lamb with Spicy Couscous

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A simple meal that is hearty and satisfying. It's easy to make and served with spicy couscous.
Servings: 5
Calories: 823
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes


  • 2 fillets of lamb about 14 oz each
  • 5 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 aubergine cut into 1/2 in dice
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 8 oz couscous
  • 1 large red chilli deseeded and finely chopped
  • 3 tbsp chopped fresh mint
  • 3 oz raisins soaked in hot water and drained
  • yogurt and fresh mint sprigs to garnish


  • Trim the lamb fillets, rub in 1 tablespoon of the oil and season well. In a heavy non-stick pan, fry the lamb for 15 minutes, turning regularly. Remove from the pan and leave to rest for 5 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, toss the aubergine in the cumin and cinnamon to coat, and fry in 2 tablespoons of the oil for 10 minutes, or until softened. Prepare the couscous according to packet instructions.
  • Add the aubergine, chilli, 2 tablespoons of the mint, the raisins and the remaining oil to the couscous. Season well, to taste. Slice the lamb and place on the couscous. Drizzle with yogurt, sprinkle with the remaining chopped mint and mint sprigs and serve.
Calories: 823 kcal
Carbohydrates: 55 g
Protein: 34 g
Fat: 52g
Saturated Fat: 18 g
Cholesterol: 116 mg
Sodium: 108 mg
Potassium: 832 mg
Fiber: 7 g
Sugar: 4 g
Vitamin A: 240 IU
Vitamin C: 17 mg
Calcium: 64 mg
Iron: 4 mg
Ingredients Lamb, Lamb Fillets
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