Grilled Lamb Chops

Mar 11, 2008 at 4:55 a.m. ET

This Italian meal of grilled lamb chops rubbed with fresh herbs is ideal for Easter dinner. This recipe is from the Food Network's Giada De Laurentiis.

Grilled Lamb ChopsIngredients:

  • 2 large garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 tablespoon fresh rosemary leaves
  • 1 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves
  • Pinch cayenne pepper
  • Coarse sea salt
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 6 lamb chops, about 3/4-inch thick

Directions:

  1. In a food processor fitted with a metal blade add the garlic, rosemary, thyme, cayenne, and salt. Pulse until combined.
  2. Pour in olive oil and pulse into a paste.
  3. Rub the paste on both sides of the lamb chops and let them marinate for at least 1 hour in the refrigerator.
  4. Remove from refrigerator and allow the chops to come to room temperature; it will take about 20 minutes.
  5. Heat a grill pan over high heat until almost smoking, add the chops and sear for about 2 minutes.
  6. Flip the chops over and cook for another 3 minutes for medium-rare and 3 1/2 minutes for medium.

Watch the video to see how to make these wonderful lamb chops.

 


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