Lamb cutlets with anchovy butter

Cooking time: 20 min
Difficulty: easy
Costolette di agnello al burro di acciughe

Preheat the grill. Brush the cutlets on both sides with olive oil and grill for 4-6 minutes on each side, depending on how well done you like your  lamb. Season with salt, transfer to a serving warm dish and dot with the anchovy butter.


Anchovy butter:

Cream the butter in a bowl. Beat in the anchovies, then beat in the anchovy paste.


Coll. (2010), "The Silver Spoon", Phaidon, 745, 85


Serves 4

  • 8 lamb cutlets
  • olive oil
  • 1 quantity Anchovy butter
  • salt


For the anchovy butter:

  • 100 g / 3 1/2 oz butter, softened
  • 50 g / 2 oz salted anchovies, heads removed, cleaned and filleted and finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon anchovy paste