Garlic and Herb-Rubbed Lamb Chops

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  • 40 mins
  • Prep: 20 mins,
  • Cook: 20 mins
  • Yield: 8 chops (4 servings)
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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.

What You'll Need

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

How to Make It

  1. 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.
  2. Preheat grill, grill pan, or broiler. Remove chops from marinade and salt both sides generously.
  3. 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.

    Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
    Calories 1643
    Total Fat 112 g
    Saturated Fat 47 g
    Unsaturated Fat 49 g
    Cholesterol 516 mg
    Sodium 506 mg
    Carbohydrates 13 g
    Dietary Fiber 2 g
    Protein 138 g
    (The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)