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Lamb Cuts Chart

Lamb Cuts Diagram
Scrag End

Cheap but tough and fatty, scrag is often sold as stewing or minced lamb.

Recommended cooking method: stewing, braising
Suggested dish: Irish Stew

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Middle Neck

A tougher cut suitable for casseroling and other moist cooking methods.

Recommended cooking method: braising, stewing
Suggested dish: Lancashire Hotpot

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Best End

This prime, tender cut is best known as the iconic Frenched Rack.
The ribs are also sold individually as cutlets.

Recommended cooking method: roasting, pan-frying, grilling, broiling, baking
Suggested dish: Crowned Rack of Lamb

Our Price

Rack : available on request

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Loin

A tender, juicy cut usually cut into medallion, noisettes or chops.
Also often roasted as an alternative to leg.

Recommended cooking method: pan-frying, grilling, broiling, roasting, barbecue
Suggested dish: Minted grilled Lamb chops with new potatoes

Our Price

Loin of Lamb : £15.40 / kg (£6.99 / lb)
Lamb Chops : £15.40 / kg (£6.99 / lb)

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Chump

A succulent, tender steak cut similar to beef rump.

Recommended cooking method: grilling, broiling, pan-frying, barbecue
Suggested dish: Pan-fried noisette of lamb

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Leg

Distinctive, flavoursome roasting joint with little fat.
We take our tender lamb steaks from the leg.

Recommended cooking method: roasting, grilling, broiling, pan-frying
Suggested dish: Roast lamb with garlic and rosemary

Our Price

Leg of Lamb : £9.00 / kg (£4,08 / lb)
Lamb Steaks : £17.60 / kg (£7.98 / lb)

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Shoulder

A tougher piece, also known as the Square Cut. Best suited to slow, moist cooking.

Recommended cooking method: braising, stewing
Suggested dish: Lamb Rogan Josh

Our Price

Lamb Shoulder : £6.50 / kg (£2.95 / lb)

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Breast

A cheap cut but more versatile than scrag or shoulder.
While usually minced or otherwise sold for moist cooking, it's also suitable for slow roasting or baking.

Recommended cooking method: stewing, braising, baking, roasting, grilling, braising
Suggested dish: Lamb Shish Kabob with Greek yoghurt sauce

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Shanks
Fore Shank
Hind Shank

A deep flavoured cut usually cooked slowly on the bone.

Recommended cooking method: braising, stewing
Suggested dish: Braised lamb shanks in red wine

Our Price

Lamb Shanks : £3.50 each

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