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Curry Lamb Chops Recipe

Curry Lamb Chops Recipe

"My husband and I are retired but busy, so I rely on quick dishes like this."—Lois Szemko, East Islip, New York.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 bone-in lamb loin chops (4 ounces each)
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 3/4 cup orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-sodium teriyaki sauce
  • 2 teaspoons grated orange peel
  • 1 teaspoon curry powder
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons cold water
  • Hot cooked rice, optional

Directions

  • 1. In a skillet, brown the lamb chops on both sides in oil; drain. Combine the orange juice, teriyaki sauce, orange peel, curry and garlic; pour over lamb. Cover and simmer for 15-20 minutes or until meat is tender. Remove chops and keep warm.
  • 2. Combine cornstarch and water until smooth; stir into pan drippings. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Serve lamb and gravy with rice if desired. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

2 lamb chops with 1/4 cup gravy equals 337 calories, 17 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 90 mg cholesterol, 402 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 30 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 1 fruit, 1 fat.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied red wine such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot or Syrah.