A Spring special from Chef James Martin. You can find all your ingredients, excluding the lamb, from our Home delivery page.

James Martin’s “Sloppy Joe” Lamb Dogs
Serves 4


  • 8 lamb sausages
  • 25ml olive oil
  • For the sauce:
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 600g lamb mince
  • 1 onion, peeled and diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled and sliced
  • 200g brown sugar
  • 100ml ketchup
  • 50ml soy sauce
  • 50ml red wine vinegar
  • 2 tbsp chipotle paste
  • 1 small bunch coriander chopped
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • To serve:
  • 4 large hot dog buns
  • 8 little gem lettuce leaves
  • Sour cream
  • 2 tbsp kibbled onions
  1. Preheat the oven to 200C, gas 6
  2. Heat the oil in a non-stick fry pan. When hot, add the onion and garlic and cook for a few minutes to soften. Add the remaining ingredients for the sauce, bring to the boil then simmer for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally, season.
  3. Meanwhile, drizzle the sausages in oil and pop in an ovenproof non-stick frying. Cook for 10 minutes, turning every couple of minutes, then pop in the oven for 5 minutes.
  4. To serve, pop the buns onto plates, split, then fill with lettuce. Pile the sausages on top then spoon over the chilli sauce. Top with a drizzle of sour cream then sprinkle over the onions.