Lamb Chops Dijon

Dijon mustard lamb chops

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Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 5 mins
Total: 20 mins
Servings: 4 servings
Nutrition Facts (per serving)
299 Calories
15g Fat
22g Carbs
21g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 4
Amount per serving
Calories 299
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15g 19%
Saturated Fat 6g 29%
Cholesterol 64mg 21%
Sodium 1099mg 48%
Total Carbohydrate 22g 8%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Protein 21g
Calcium 124mg 10%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

The combination of the mustard, orange, and thyme really makes these lamb chops fantastic. Place the chops on a hot grill until just cooked through (or more, as desired). Allow them to rest for a few minutes before serving.


  • 12 small loin lamb chops
  • 2/3 cup/160 mL Dijon mustard
  • 2 tablespoons/30 mL minced orange zest
  • 1 tablespoon/15 mL fresh thyme leaves
  • 1 to 2 cloves of garlic (minced)
  • 4 teaspoons/20 mL packed light brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon/5 mL sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon/2.5 mL black pepper

Steps to Make It

  1. Trim excess fat from lamb chops.

  2. Mix orange zest, garlic, salt, pepper and thyme into a paste. Add mustard and brown sugar. Mix together.

  3. Preheat grill for high heat. Brush about half of the mixture onto each side of the chops and place on a very hot grill for about 2 minutes per side. Turn and brush the other half of the mixture onto the chops. Continue cooking until done. Lamb is cooked at 145 F, but for a rarer level of doneness, take them off the grill at 135 F.

  4. Cover and allow the chops to rest for about 5 minutes before serving.

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