Lamb loin, Parmesan risotto and pan juices

Lamb loin, Parmesan risotto and pan juices

Lamb loin, Parmesan risotto and pan juices

Remove the meat from the fridge and leave to sit at room temperature for one hour. Melt the butter over a medium heat and sweat the shallots without browning for 2 minutes. Add the rice to the shallots and cook for a further 2 mintues
  • 20g of butter
  • 20g of shallots
  • 100g of risotto rice
Pour over half the water and bring to a simmer. Season with salt and pepper. Lower the heat and cook slowly for 14 minutes, adding the water gradually and seasoning as required
  • salt
  • black pepper
  • 375ml of water
Remove from the heat, add the parmesan cheese and truffle oil. Stir gently with a plastic spatula. Pour onto a tray and cover until required
  • 100g of Parmesan
  • 1 tbsp of truffle oil
Heat the oven to 180˚C/gas mark 4. Coat the shallots in a little olive oil and salt and roast in the oven for 45 minutes until tender. Remove from the oven and leave to cool before slicing in half length ways
Heat the oven to 180°C/Gas mark 4 so that it is ready for the lamb. In an ovenproof frying pan, cook the lamb loins on a high heat in 1 tablespoon of oil, colouring them evenly all over
  • 2 lamb loins
  • 1 tbsp of olive oil
Add a knob of butter and continue to cook until nicely caramelised, which should take approximately 3-4 minutes
  • 10g of butter
Season. Cook in the oven for 5 minutes. Add the garlic and rosemary and coat the lamb. Rest on a plate with all the roasting juices. Place the roasted shallots in the oven to gently warm through for a few minutes
  • salt
  • black pepper
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 sprig of rosemary
Sweat the spinach in the butter. Drain well, pressing it between two cloths to soak up the excess water
  • 400g of spinach
  • 10g of butter
Warm the risotto in a pan, adding a little water if needed, then cook until hot and has the consistency of rice pudding
In a small pan, melt the butter on a medium to high heat. Once it begins to foam, add the wild mushrooms and saute until golden and remove from the heat. Slice the cheeks of flesh off the olives and add to the pan to warm through
  • 50g of wild mushrooms
  • 20g of butter
  • salt
  • 10 black olives
Spoon the risotto onto the plate and place a line of spinach on top. Slice the lamb and season each slice, then place on top of the spinach. Place the shallots, mushrooms and olives around, spoon over some pan juices. Finish with the micro-parsley
  • salt
  • black pepper
  • 2 2/3 handfuls of micro parsley


Lamb loin recipe

Parmesan Risotto recipe


Roast Shallots

Wild mushrooms

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