Tartare of Scotch Lamb by The Honours

Quality Meat Scotland


Standard Supplier 10th December 2013
Quality Meat Scotland


Standard Supplier

Tartare of Scotch Lamb by The Honours

Scotch Lamb recipes tend to be exceptionally varied, with meals that offer classic comfort food as well as dishes that boast a more delicate, refined flavour. Take a look at the Tartare of Scotch Lamb by The Honours recipe below as tried and tested by our professional chefs. Photography by Guy Hinks


  • 400g very fresh Scotch Lamb shoulder, finely diced
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 shallot finely diced
  • lemon juice to taste
  • chopped chives
  • 1 tablespoon of baby capers
  • 2 tablespoons of mayonnaise
  • 4 Pacific Oysters, shucked and carefully concassed
  • 4 quail’s eggs, gently boiled for 2 minutes and 20 seconds, cooled and peeled.
  • Crème fraiche


Carefully mix the Scotch Lamb, mustard, shallot, lemon juice, chives, capers, mayonnaise and oyster together. Season to taste and set aside.
Arrange the tartare neatly on the plate and serve with a small quenelle of crème fraiche and halved quail’s eggs. Garnish with micro herbs and flowers.

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