Spice-Rubbed Lamb Chops

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. + chilling Bake: 5 min.


2 servings

Updated: Jun. 27, 2023
One of my absolute favorite meals to eat anytime are Lamb Chops! My girls, Hanna and Amani, love watching me make my delicious chops, but they love eating them even more. —Nareman Dietz, Beverly Hills, Michigan
Spice-Rubbed Lamb Chops Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons pepper
  • 1-1/4 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1-1/4 teaspoons curry powder
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 4 lamb rib chops
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil


  1. Mix first 9 ingredients; spread over chops. Refrigerate, covered, overnight.
  2. Preheat oven to 450°. In an ovenproof skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat; brown chops, about 2 minutes per side. Transfer to oven; roast until desired doneness (for medium-rare, a thermometer should read 135°; medium, 140°), 3-4 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

2 lamb chops: 290 calories, 17g fat (4g saturated fat), 90mg cholesterol, 620mg sodium, 5g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 2g fiber), 29g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 1-1/2 fat.