Lemon Herb Lamb Chops Recipe

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Lemon Herb Lamb Chops Recipe

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This recipe comes from my aunt, who thought we'd enjoy it because we like lamb. She was right.
MAKES:
2 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 5 min. + marinating Broil: 10 min.
MAKES:
2 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 5 min. + marinating Broil: 10 min.

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 lamb loin chops (1 inch thick and 6 ounces each)

Directions

In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the first eight ingredients; add the chops. Seal bag and turn to coat; refrigerate for at least 2 hours or overnight.
Drain and discard marinade. Broil lamb 3-4 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°). Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Lemon Herb Lamb Chops in Cooking for One or Two Cookbook 2003, p205

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 303 calories, 23g fat (5g saturated fat), 68mg cholesterol, 238mg sodium, 1g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 22g protein.

  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 lamb loin chops (1 inch thick and 6 ounces each)
  1. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the first eight ingredients; add the chops. Seal bag and turn to coat; refrigerate for at least 2 hours or overnight.
  2. Drain and discard marinade. Broil lamb 3-4 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°). Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Lemon Herb Lamb Chops in Cooking for One or Two Cookbook 2003, p205

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deannasnz User ID: 6542477 68273
Reviewed Nov. 26, 2012

"This delicious marinade turned lamb shoulder chops into something so tender and good. I will definitely make it again."

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Mrs. Dodds User ID: 5312333 156468
Reviewed Jul. 1, 2011

"Superb!"

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