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, trace carbohydrate (trace sugars, trace 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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Reviewed Apr. 6, 2015

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

Reviewed Mar. 25, 2013

"I prefer rosemary and garlic."

Reviewed Oct. 3, 2012

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

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