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Curried Lamb Chops Recipe

Curried Lamb Chops Recipe

"Treat yourself and someone special to a fancy dinner with these moist tender chops," suggests Imelda Cauley from Delaware, Ohio. "The mild curry and apple flavors are wonderful with lamb."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 15 min. YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 bone-in loin lamb chops (about 3/4 pound)
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup diced peeled tart apple
  • 1/2 teaspoon curry powder
  • 4 teaspoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1-1/3 cups chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • Hot cooked rice

Directions

  • 1. In a large skillet, brown lamb chops on both sides in oil. Remove and keep warm. In the same skillet, saute the onion, apple and curry until tender. Combine the flour, salt, sugar and mustard; add to the pan. Gradually stir in broth and lemon juice until blended. bring to a boil over medium heat; cook and stir for 2 minutes. Reduce heat.
  • 2. Return chops to the skillet; cover and simmer for 15 minutes, turning once, or until meat reaches desired doneness (for medium-rare, a meat thermometer should read 145°; medium, 160°; well-done, 170°). Serve over rice. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 345 calories, 16 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 97 mg cholesterol, 1,287 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 34 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied Red Wine

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