Tandoori-Style Lamb Chops

Tandoori-Style Lamb Chops

  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook Time: 12 min
  • Total: 22 min
  • Serving: 4 Servings

Lamb chops are rubbed with a piquant Tandoori-style spice blend, grilled to perfection and then topped with chutney in this exotic, Indian-inspired dish.


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 6 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 teaspoons grated fresh ginger
  • 1 tablespoon garam masala
  • 8 well-trimmed lamb loin chops, cut 1 inch thick (about 2 pounds)
  • 4 pita bread rounds
  • 1/2 cup plain low-fat yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon snipped fresh mint
  • 1/4 cup chutney


  1. Prepare a grill on medium heat.
  2. Place the olive oil, garlic, ginger, garam masalsa and a pinch of sea salt into a bowl and mix well to combine.
  3. Rub the chops with the spice mixture and then place on the hot grill for about 12 minutes for medium-rare doneness, making sure to add the pita to the grill during the last 2 minutes of cooking.
  4. In the meantime, combine the yogurt and the mint in a bowl and stir well to combine.
  5. Serve the chops on the toasted pitas and top with chutney. Accompany the dish with the yogurt and mint mixture.

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