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Herb Marinated Lamb Chops

 Herb Marinated Lamb Chops
I also use the flavor marinade from this recipe on pork chops with equally delicious results. —Janet Briggs
4 ServingsPrep: 10 min. + marinating Cook: 15 min.


  • 1/4 cup dry red wine or beef broth
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons minced fresh mint or 1/2 teaspoon dried mint
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh basil or 1/4 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 4 bone-in lamb loin chops (1 inch thick and 6 ounces each)


  • In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the wine or broth, soy
  • sauce, mint, basil, pepper and garlic; add the lamb chops. Seal bag
  • and turn to coat; refrigerate for 8 hours or overnight.
  • Drain and discard marinade. Grill lamb, uncovered, over medium heat
  • or broil 4-6 in. from the heat for 5-7 minutes on each side or until
  • meat reaches desired doneness (for medium, a meat thermometer should
  • read 160°; well-done, 170°). Yield: 4 servings.
Wine: Full-Bodied Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied red wine such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot or Syrah.