Sweet & Sour Lamb Chops

Sweet and Sour is a delicious way to liven up your food. Here is a quick and easy recipe for Sweet and Sour lamb chops that will not disappoint your family’s taste bud. The recipe works equally well with pork chops or gammon steaks.


4 chump lamb chops
4 ready to eat prunes
225g can pineapple chunks, drained
4 tbsp vinegar
3 tbsp tomato puree
2 tbsp Sugar
2 tbsp vegetable oil
1 medium onion, peeled & finely diced
1 small red pepper, cleaned & diced

1. Carefully remove the t-bone from the chops with a sharp knife. Then place a prune in the centre of each of the chop and secure with a cocktail stick.
2. Mix together 4tbsp of the pineapple juice, vinegar, tomato puree and sugar. Place the chops in the mixture and leave to marinate for at least 6 hours.
3. In a frying pan, heat the oil and gently fry the onion and pepper until softened. Add the chops, stir in pineapple chunks and cook for 8 – 10 minutes and then stir in the marinade and bring to the boil. Simmer for a few minutes until thickened.
4. Serve with mashed potatoes and green vegetables.