Recipes

Honey Mustard BBQ Manx Lamb Chops

Making the most of the Manx sunshine? Wheel out the barbecue and give your guests a treat with this Manx lamb chop recipe that gives a sweet heat to the rich, tender meat. TOP TIP: Change up the number of lamb chops depending on how hungry your guests are. We think two chops each will do – b...

Manx Lamb Kofte Patties | Cheap Eats with Manx Meat

Can you really enjoy the distinctive, rich, and utterly delicious flavours of Manx lamb when you’re sticking to a budget? Absolutely! This economical and easy-to-make recipe comes courtesy of local hero and one of the Isle of Man’s legendary sheep farmers, Anna Kerruish. It’s a wonderfully ...

Spaghetti Ballagnese | Cheap Eats with Manx Meat

Buono, fella! Where would family mealtimes be without this crowd-pleaser? For our Cheap Eats with Manx Meat series, we’re adding a dash of Ellan Vannin to this classic taste of Italy with beautifully rich flavours of Manx beef mince. Like most of our budget-friendly recipes, our Spaghetti Balla...

Manx Beef Chilli | Cheap Eats with Manx Meat

Viva la Manx-ico! This fiery and delicious recipe in our Cheap Eats with Manx Meat series puts Manx beef mince in the spotlight once again. Spicy and versatile, this chilli is packed with flavour and makes the most of this local favourite. Doubling up the recipe and freezing batches is a great wa...

Classic Cottage Pie | Cheap Eats with Manx Meat

Eating well and staying within budget can be challenging, but it doesn't have to be. Our Cheap Eats with Manx Meat budget-friendly recipes continue with this fabulous take on the timeless and wonderfully filling cottage pie. As with our previous (and super tasty!) homemade lasagne, this recipe...

Homemade Lasagne | Cheap Eats with Manx Meat

When you’re feeling the pinch, it can be tricky to balance happy tums with happy bank balances. But being on a budget doesn’t have to mean cutting back on good, hearty, nutritious meals made with great local produce. That’s why all of us at Isle of Man Meats have put our heads together to p...

Manx Lamb Liver and Onions

A classic dish that’s making a comeback. Dense in nutrients, liver is the ultimate food combo: it’s good for you and it’s great for your budget. This recipe is quick to prepare and really puts Manx lamb liver in the spotlight. TOP TIP: Some chefs prefer to soak liver in milk for 30...

Easy Stuffed Flank Steak

Succulent and richly flavoursome, this recipe for stuffed flank steak couldn’t be simpler, and it really makes the most of a fantastic Manx cut. TOP TIP: When you prepare the flank steak for rolling, you’ll need to butterfly it so it opens up like a book. Ask your local butcher to do t...

Manx Leg of Lamb: The 2 for 1 Recipe

Love lamb? Then you’ll love this double-delight featuring not just one, but TWO wonderful ways to serve up one of the Isle of Man’s favourite meats: a delicious roast leg of lamb, and a budget-busting leftover lamb curry. At the heart of this perfect pair is a supremely succulent Manx leg of ...

Manx Beef Brisket Nachos

In the mood for something a little spicy? The second of Chef Maciej’s Manx Beef Brisket ‘2-in-1’ recipes turns up the heat to make the most of this deeply flavourful cut. Super quick to prepare and perfect for sharing, these loaded Manx Nachos are bursting with a bright and bold taste that...

Chef Maciej’s Manx Beef Brisket

Rich, succulent, and reared in the unique climate of the world’s only whole nation UNESCO Biosphere region. There’s really nothing that matches the pure provenance and tantalising taste of Manx beef brisket. And to help you make the most of this sublime cut, our favourite Island chef “Magic...

Manx Hogget Moroccan Stew

The flavour and texture of Manx hogget (mature lamb) makes it ideal for slow cooked, warming winter stews. Just what we all need to keep out the cold weather! Why not try our spicy Moroccan Stew recipe – it’s guaranteed to put a fire in your belly! Serves 6 • Prep time: 30 to 40 min • ...

Manx lamb kebabs

Ingredients • 1 ½ leg or shoulder or Manx lamb (fat trimmed), cut into chunks • 100ml olive oil • 100ml red wine • 2 teaspoons dried oregano • Zest and juice 2 lemons • 2 garlic cloves, crushed • Shredded red cabbage (tossed with lemon juice), cucumber and tomato • Flatbread...

Slow-roast Manx pork with pineapple salsa

Ingredients • 2 kg shoulder or leg joint of Manx pork, scored and tied • 500ml stock (pork, chicken or vegetable) • 1 glass dry white wine • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar • 250g fresh pineapple, finely chopped • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh coriander • 1 small red chilli, seeded a...

The perfect steak in five easy steps

The perfect steak in five easy steps How long to cook a steak for: • Blue: 1 minute each side • Rare: 1 ½ minutes each side • Medium rare: 2 minutes each side • Medium: 2 ¼ minutes each side • Medium-well done: 21.2 – 3 minutes each side • Salt and pepper • 2 tbs crème f...

Spicy pulled Manx pork

Prep time: 10 to 15 mins. Cooking time: 4 hours Serves up to 9 people Ingredients For the pork • 5 lbs (2.26kgs) boneless Manx pork shoulder • 1 clove garlic, minced • 2 finely chopped shallots • 2 tbsps brown sugar • 1 tbsp sea salt • 1 tsp ground cumin • 2 tbsps c...

Chinese Style Manx Spring Lamb Loins

Here's a delicious Manx lamb recipe to try over the Easter Bank Holiday weekend. It uses simple ingredients that most of us will have at home — and only takes around 30 minutes to make. Thanks to Isle of Man Meats’ chef Maciej Mierzejewski for the recipe. Ingredients (serves 2) - 1 lb of Man...

Maciej Shepherd's Pie

Serves 6 Ingredients - 3 tablespoons olive oil - 1 large onion, chopped - 4 medium carrots, chopped - 1 stick of celery, finely chopped - 2 garlic cloves peeled and crushed - 500g (1lb) pack of Manx lamb mince - 2 tablespoons tomato puree - 1 tablespoon Worcestershire Sauce - 400g tin o...

Magical Manx Beef Stew

Ingredients (Serves 6) - 3 tablespoons olive oil - 675g (1½ lbs) diced beef (shin of beef or stewing beef) - 2 large onions, diced - 200g (7oz) of carrots, diced - 1 large Manx turnip, peeled and diced - 1 garlic clove, peeled and crushed - 300ml (just over ½ a pint) beef stock - 3 o...

The Cook Shack Manx Beef Burritos

Serves: 4 Ingredients: - 1 tbsp light olive oil, plus extra to brush - 2 red onions, sliced - 500g Manx beef mince - 1 tsp smoked paprika - 200ml boiling water - 1 tablespoon Lea & Perrins Worcestershire Sauce - 4 tortilla wraps - 2 little gem lettuces, shredded - 250g cherry tomatoes...

The Cook Shack Manx Rolled Sirloin

Serves: 8 The key to this recipe is the quality, so Make Sure it’s Manx when ordering from the butcher or supermarket! Ingredients: - 1 sirloin of Manx beef off the bone, weighing 2.5kg - 1 onion, peeled and sliced - 1 level dessertspoon mustard powder - 1 level dessertspoon Laxey Mil...

The Cook Shack Manx lamb, apricot and fennel mini burgers

Ingredients - 500g Manx minced lamb - 150g dried apricots, finely chopped - 5g fennel seeds, dry toasted in a pan and finely ground - 2 large Manx free range eggs - 1 medium onion, minced or very finely chopped - 3 teaspoons turmeric - Handful of fresh dill, chopped — or 2 tablespoons dri...

The Cook Shack best Manx beef stir-fry

Serves 4 Ingredients - 2 tablespoons vegetable oil (divided) - 500g Manx sirloin steak, thinly sliced - 2 tablespoons cornflour - 600g mixed vegetables, e.g. broccoli, carrots, red and yellow peppers Sauce - 3 cloves garlic, minced - 1 teaspoon ginger, minced - 800ml orange juice ...

The ultimate Manx beef burger

Everyone loves burgers, and we all know that home-made taste best. So here's a delicious, easy to make recipe from our super chef Maciej Mierzejewski. Serves 4 Ingredients - 454g/1lb minced Manx beef - 1 small onion (grated) - 1 small garlic clove (crushed) - 1 carrot (grated) optional ...

Luxury Manx lamb burger with fresh mint relish

Serves 4 Burger ingredients - 454g/1lb minced Manx lamb - 2 shallots (diced) - 2 garlic cloves (crushed) - 2 tablespoons fresh chopped mint - Half a teaspoon paprika powder - A few chilli flakes or one small fresh chilli (diced) - 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice - Zest from half a lemon ...