Garlic and Herb-Rubbed Lamb Chops

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Ratings (26)
  • Total: 40 mins
  • Prep: 20 mins
  • Cook: 20 mins
  • Yield: 8 chops (4 servings)
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
1643 Calories
112g Fat
13g Carbs
138g Protein
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

This garlic and herb-rubbed lamb chops recipe features a classic combination of flavors, which really enhances the lamb's natural goodness. Lamb loin chops are easy to find in the market ​and can be cooked by grilling, broiling, or even pan-frying.


  • 8 lamb loin chops
  • 2 tablespoons​ olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 tablespoon fresh rosemary (chopped)
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon thyme
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley (chopped)
  • 2 tablespoons fresh mint (chopped)
  • Salt (to taste)

Steps to Make It

In a large baking dish, toss the lamb with the olive oil, garlic, black pepper, red pepper flakes, rosemary, oregano, and thyme.

Once evenly coated, cover and refrigerate for at least 4 hours. Lamb chops may be marinated overnight.

Preheat grill, grill pan, or broiler.

Remove chops from marinade and salt both sides generously.

Cook about 5 to 6 minutes per side for medium-rare (will vary depending on thickness).

Scatter with fresh parsley and mint.

Let rest for 5 minutes before serving.

These loin lamb chops are great paired with a mint jelly sauce or Madeira sauce.