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Glazed Lamb Chops Recipe

Glazed Lamb Chops Recipe

A flavorful two-ingredient sauce marinates these lamb chops. “These are so quick to prepare, but your guest will think you’ve fussed,” promises Mitzi Sentiff of Annapolis, Maryland.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup thawed orange juice concentrate
  • 1/3 cup barbecue sauce
  • 4 lamb loin chops (1 inch thick and about 6 ounces each)

Directions

  • 1. In a small saucepan, combine the orange juice concentrate and barbecue sauce. Cook and stir over medium heat for 3-4 minutes or until heated through; set aside 1/3 cup for serving. Spread remaining sauce over both sides of lamb chops. Place on a broiler pan.
  • 2. Broil 4-6 in. from the heat for 4-9 minutes on each side or until meat reaches desired doneness (for medium-rare, a thermometer should read 145°; medium, 160°; well-done, 170°). Serve with reserved sauce. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 lamb chop with about 4 teaspoons sauce equals 209 calories, 7 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 68 mg cholesterol, 251 mg sodium, 12 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 22 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1/2 fruit.

Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied Red Wine

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