6 lekker lamb braai recipes for when loadshedding strikes

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6 lekker lamb braai recipes for when loadshedding strikes

South Africa’s love of braaiing definitely comes in handy when loadshedding hits. This is especially true now that the weather is warmer and we can spend more time outside making our dinner over the fire. And what’s one of the best things to braai? Lamb, of course! We’ve rounded up 6 lamb braai recipes that you can make when the power goes off, or when the craving hits.


1. Sumac-braaied lamb chops

Take lamb chops to the next level by marinating them in this sumac glaze. This recipe also features a burnt brinjal dip that is super-easy to make.

Sumac braaied lamb chops with burnt brinjal dip recipe

Find the recipe for sumac-braaied lamb chops here.

2. Lamb ribbetjies with coconut

These make a perfect alternative to a rack of lamb ribs. Marinate them overnight if you can and cook a little longer than usual to ensure the fat is rendered. They can also be roasted in the oven.

lamb ribbetjies with coconut, lime and chilli

Find the recipe for lamb ribbetjies with coconut here. 

3. Grilled lamb kebab pitas

This recipe uses Woolworths lamb sosaties, so all the hard work is done for you. You can get this ready in just 30 minutes.

Find the recipe for grilled lamb kebab pitas here.

4. Spiced lamb rack

It’s easier to make a lamb rack on the braai than you think! Just follow our food director, Abigail Donnelly, steps and you’ll have perfect braaied chops. Serve it up with Mexican BBQ sauce and Chimichurri for extra flavour.

Spiced lamb rack

Find the recipe for spiced lamb rack here.

5. Lamb knuckle potjie 

In the mood for something more hearty? This easy potjie is packed with flavour and even better when served with a slice of buttered potbread.

Lamb knuckle potjie with grandma’s pot bread

Find the recipe for lamb knuckle potjie here

6. Braaied lamb neck

Looking for a Sunday lunch star? This Woolies’ new slow-cooked lamb neck will be an effortless showstopper at your next braai.

Braaied lamb neck

Find the recipe for braaied lamb neck here. 

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