Best-Ever Lamb Chops Recipe
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Best-Ever Lamb Chops Recipe

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"My mom just loved a good lamb chop, and this easy recipe was her favorite way to have them. I've also grilled these chops with great results." Kim Mundy - Visalia, CA
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + chilling Broil: 10 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + chilling Broil: 10 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 1 teaspoon each dried basil, marjoram and thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 8 lamb loin chops (3 ounces each)
  • Mint jelly, optional

Nutritional Facts

2 lamb chops (calculated without jelly): 157 calories, 7g fat (2g saturated fat), 68mg cholesterol, 355mg sodium, 0 carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 22g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat.


  1. Combine herbs and salt; rub over lamb chops. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour.
  2. Broil 4-6 in. from the heat for 5-8 minutes on each side or until meat reaches desired doneness (for medium-rare, a meat thermometer should read 145°; medium, 160°; well-done, 170°). Serve with mint jelly if desired. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Best-Ever Lamb Chops in Healthy Cooking June/July 2009, p44

Medium-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied red wine such as Chianti, Sangiovese, Malbec or Zinfandel.

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anitamm User ID: 7158753 224306
Reviewed Apr. 6, 2015

"I added Mrs Dash and garlic powder. YUM!! And so easy!"

t-macka User ID: 1174815 180260
Reviewed Mar. 25, 2013

"I prefer rosemary and garlic."

pllumtreedesigns User ID: 1593797 180256
Reviewed Oct. 3, 2012

"easy, easy, easy; and very tasty!! What more do you want from a recipe?"

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