Lamb spice rub recipe

This is a quick and easy recipe to add incredible flavour and a little bit of spice to any meat you throw on the BBQ. We personally love it rubbed over our delicious lamb chops!


  • 1 cinnamon quill
  • 2 star anise
  • 1 tablespoon coriander seeds
  • 1 tablespoon cumin
  • 2 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon caster sugar
  • 500g Carina North Quality Meats lamb trim cutlets
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

Lamb Spice Rub Recipe: Method
Step 1: In a mortar and pestle combine the cinnamon quill, star anise and coriander seeds one at a time, only adding the next ingredient when the previous one is ground down.
Step 2: Then add cumin, smoked paprika, garlic powder, salt and sugar and further grind until combined.
Step 3: Well-coat lamb chops in spice rub and leave to marinate for at least 4-5 hours, if possible overnight.
Step 4: Heat Oil on BBQ and cook lamb chops for 4 minutes on one side. Turn and cook for 4 minutes on the other side.
Spice Rub for Lamb Chops