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Chilli lamb roasts with black bean salad

chilli lamb roasts with BLACK BEAN SALAD


Chilli marinade


1.Place beans in medium bowl, cover with water; stand overnight.
2.Combine ingredients for chilli marinade in a large bowl. Add lamb, rub all over with marinade. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
3.Preheat oven to 180°C.
4.Drain beans and rinse under cold water. Cook beans in medium saucepan of boiling water, uncovered, about 20 minutes or until tender. Drain.
5.Meanwhile, heat half the oil in a medium flameproof casserole dish. Cook lamb, uncovered, until browned all over. Roast lamb in the oven (uncovered) for about 20 minutes or until cooked as desired. Cover lamb and stand 10 minutes, then slice thickly.
6.Heat remaining oil in same cleaned saucepan. Stir brown onion, garlic, chilli and cumin over medium heat until onion softens. Add vinegar and continue stirring until liquid evaporates. Remove from heat.
7.Combine onion mixture, beans, tomato, coriander, green onion and juice in a large bowl. Season to taste.
8.Serve lamb with salad.

Black beans, also known as turtle beans, are a common ingredient in Caribbean and Latin American soups, salsas and salads. They are not the same as Chinese black beans, which are fermented soy beans.


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