Street food vendors Ladle & Skillet share their Moroccan-inspired lamb neck fillet for you to recreate at home… time to get busy in the kitchen!

“We love making dishes that transport us back to our travels and the open road; to communities we’ve worked with and the people in whose company we’ve sat and shared food and laughter. This flavoursome lamb dish is a favourite on our Southbank Centre Food Market stall; inspired by living in a Berber village in the Bougemez Valley, High Atlas, Morocco.” – Ladle & Skillet co-founders Catherine and Gary


1kg lean diced lamb neck fillet (or left whole)

Note: We recommend you get as high quality lamb as possible – ideally grass-fed from a small farm that is passionate about good animal husbandry and not over-breeding.


80ml extra virgin olive oil
12ml freshly squeezed lemon juice
3-4 cloves of chopped garlic (or to taste)
8g Himalayan salt (or to taste)
Pinch freshly ground black pepper
1g of five star chilli powder (or to taste)
15g ground cumin


1. Mix up the marinade well.

2. Add in the lamb and mix well.

3. Leave for a minimum of 4 hours or overnight in a sealed container in the fridge. Adjust the amount of garlic, salt and pepper and chilli type to suit your own taste.

4. Sear lamb on a very hot grill or cast iron skillet. As there is oil in the marinade you shouldn’t need to add any extra.

Note: If the lamb is in really thick chunks you may want to cut them down to thinner strips while cooking. If left whole, sear for a few minutes and then slice and cook further as preferred. With such a good meat you want to have the lamb rare in the middle.

5. Serve the lamb straight away.

Serving suggestions

On the market, we serve this either in one of our organic flatbreads with chilli sauce, homemade hummus, salad and yoghurt mint dressing; or in a salad box with Marrakechi Fries. However you eat it – eat it with friends and love and starlight or an open fire. And plan your next adventure.

Ladle & Skillet | Ladle & Skillet will be launching their own range of organic flatbreads later this year. Find them serving their ethically-sourced street food inspired by their travels at Southbank Centre Food Market every Friday to Sunday throughout the year, or book them to cater for your event!

Photography: @sarielheseltine

Find more Southbank Centre Food Market recipes here…

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