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Date Night Herb Crusted Lamb Chops

Author Beautiful Eats & Things

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs lamb rib chops
  • ΒΌ cup olive oil
  • 5 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tbsp fresh parsley minced
  • 1 tsp course sea salt
  • 1 tbsp thyme
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • Salt/pepper to taste
  • 1 tbsp reduced fat margarine

Instructions

  1. In a small bowl, combine olive oil, garlic, parsley, sea salt, thyme, and onion powder. Mix well and rub evenly over each lamb chop. Place lamb chops in a medium baking dish, cover, and refrigerate for about 30 minutes.
  2. Heat a large skillet to medium heat and add 1 tbsp reduced fat margarine. Add lamb chops to the pan and sear on each side for about 3-4 minutes, depending on thickness and desired doneness. Remember that the temperature will continue to rise as meat rests. Season with salt/pepper to taste.

  3. When done, pair with your favorite side item and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

*The USDA recommends a safe cooking temperature of 145 degrees for lamb.

Nutritional Information per 1 lamb chop: Calories 240, Carbohydrates 1g, Fat 19g, Protein 13g, Saturated Fat 6g, Fiber 0g, Sugars 0g