Mint Sauce

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The definitive method for making mint sauce, the traditional accompaniment to lamb.


Preparation Time: 10 - 15 minutes
Cooking Time: N/A
Serves: 2 - 3


  1. Finely chop the mint leaves and put them into a small bowl. chopped mint
  2. Sprinkle the sugar over the chopped mint.
  3. Pour over the boiling water, stir and allow it to infuse for 5 - 10 minutes (don’t let it infuse for any longer as it will become cloudy). infusing mint
  4. Add the vinegar, stir and serve. the finished mint sauce
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Useful Information

Can it be frozen? No.
Can it be prepared in advance? Yes, it can be finished up to 2 hours in advance.
Will leftovers be nice? No.


- Mint sauce is a traditional accompaniment to roast lamb. It works because the fresh taste and the sharpness of the sauce cuts through the fattiness of the lamb.

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