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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

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

  • 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.

Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied Red Wine

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