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Lamb Lollipops With Blackberry Reduction Sauce

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Charlie Q brings it home with this must eat Easter Dinner. Your mouth will salivate with every bite of this perfectly balance dish. She will teach you how to prepare perfect lamb lollipops with an upland cress and fennel salad, easy polenta cakes, and a to die for Blackberry Reduction sauce. This dish is so easy and delicious, you will be making it many times after Easter is over.
Ingredients
  Cherry balsamic vinegar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (For Blackberry Sauce)
  Blackberry preserve 4 Tablespoon (For Blackberry Sauce)
  Black peppercorns 1 Teaspoon
  Dried red chili 1 (For Blackberry Sauce)
  Thyme sprig 3 Medium
  Merlot 1 Cup (16 tbs) (For Blackberry Sauce)
  Lamb chops 6 (For Lamb Lollipops)
  Olive oil 1⁄3 Cup (4.8 tbs) (1/4 cup For salad dressing, 1 teaspoon for lamb marinate remaining for frying polenta and lamb chops)
  Salt and pepper 1 Teaspoon (For Lamb Lollipops)
  Lemon 1 Medium, juiced (For Salad Dressing)
  Mint 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon, chopped (For Salad Dressing)
  Horseradish mustard 1 Teaspoon (For Salad Dressing)
  White pepper 1 Tablespoon (Leveled) (For Salad Dressing)
  Salt 1 Pinch (For Salad Dressing)
  Upland cress 2 Cup (32 tbs) (For Salad)
  Fennel 1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped (For Salad)
  Pre-cooked polenta slices 6 (3/4" thick slices)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Place a pot on low medium heat.
2. Pour in cherry balsamic vinegar; add in blackberry preserve, black pepper powder, dried red chili, thyme and merlot. Stir well, cook on low heat until becomes thick.
3. Strain the sauce and keep aside.
4. Marinade lamb pieces with olive oil, salt and pepper.
5. For Salad Dressing – in a blending jar take all the ingredients and blend for few minutes.
6. Keep the dressing aside.

MAKING
7. Slice polenta and pan fry.
8. Pan Fry lamb chops in the same pan, for 12 minutes turning the sides.
9. For salad – in a large bowl take upland cress and fennel.
10. Pour the dressing over sauce and toss.
11. Keep the salad in freezer for 30 minutes.

SERVING
12. In a casserole place down polenta top it with salad, then lay down lamb chops and pour some blackberry sauce and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Taste: 
Savory
Equipment: 
Frying Pan
Occasion: 
Easter
Dish: 
Lamb Chops
Restriction: 
High Fiber, High Protein
Preparation Time: 
80 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
100 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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