Abbacchio a Scottadito

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Abbacchio a Scottadito

A traditional recipe from Rome marinated grilled lamb cutlets.


Servings 4

  •    4 about  1.75 lbs. lamb cutlets

  •     2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil

  •     1 garlic clove cut in 4

  •     1 tsp rosemary leaves chopped

  •     Salt and pepper to taste

  •     Lemon wedges to serve


  1.     Mix together the extra virgin olive oil, garlic clove, rosemary, salt and pepper in a bowl.

  2.     Add the lamb cutlets and stir to coat them well. Leave them to marinate for 30 minutes.

  3.     Grill the marinated lamb cutlets on a high flame for 2 to 3 minutes on each side (for medium rare).

  4.     Serve HOT with some lemon wedges on the side.