Abbacchio a Scottadito

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.