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Skillet Lamb Chops Recipe

Skillet Lamb Chops Recipe

These mildly seasoned chops are so satisfying, particularly if you enjoy lamb for holiday dinners. Field editor Alpha Wilson of Roswell, New Mexico shares the recipe.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. Cook: 40 min. YIELD:2 servings


  • 2 lamb shoulder blade chops (8 ounces each)
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1/2 cup warm water
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon dried minced onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper


  • 1. In a large skillet, brown lamb chops in oil. Add the remaining ingredients; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 30-35 minutes or until meat reaches desired doneness (for medium-rare, a meat thermometer should read 145°; medium, 160°; well-done, 170°). Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 288 calories, 25 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 56 mg cholesterol, 332 mg sodium, 1 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 14 g protein.

Reviews for Skillet Lamb Chops

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Reviewed Feb. 2, 2014

"Very good. The meat is tender."

Reviewed Aug. 20, 2012

"it was so simple yet very complex flavors the sauce would be good on all things fish chicken beef or pork loved it"

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Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied Red Wine

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