Pan-Seared Lamb Chops Recipe
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Pan-Seared Lamb Chops Recipe

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A trio of garlic, rosemary and mint enhances the flavor of these chops, along with the luxuriously flavorful sauce on top.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:2 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 2 servings


  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh rosemary
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh mint
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 lamb loin chops (4 ounces each)
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/4 cup white wine
  • 1/4 cup heavy whipping cream

Nutritional Facts

2 each: 437 calories, 33g fat (15g saturated fat), 146mg cholesterol, 429mg sodium, 3g carbohydrate (0g sugars, 0g fiber), 30g protein .


  1. Combine the first five ingredients; rub over chops. In a large skillet over medium heat, cook chops in butter and oil for 6-8 minutes on each side or until meat reaches desired doneness (for medium-rare, a thermometer should read 145°; medium, 160°; well-done, 170°). Remove and keep warm.
  2. Add wine to the same skillet, stirring to loosen browned bits from pan. Stir in cream; cook for 1-2 minutes or until slightly thickened. Serve with chops. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Pan-Seared Lamb Chops in Country April/May 2010, p52

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.

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michmedic 174512
Reviewed Dec. 25, 2010

"Really? You're going to get that nitpicky?"

mrsceebear 106706
Reviewed Dec. 22, 2010

"I do not think this picture is of loin chops as the recipe states...looks more like rib chops (rack of lamb)"

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