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Lemon Herb Lamb Chops

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

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest
  • 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 shallow dish, combine the first eight ingredients; add the chops and turn to coat. Cover; 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 135°; medium, 140°; medium-well, 145°).
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 303 calories, 23g fat (5g saturated fat), 68mg cholesterol, 238mg sodium, 1g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 22g protein.

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  • deannasnz
    Nov 26, 2012

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

  • Mrs. Dodds
    Jul 1, 2011

    Superb!