Sunday, May 05, 2013

Herb & Olive Lamb Chops

Printable Recipe

Prep time: 5 minutes
Marinating time: 2 hours - overnight
Grill time: 8-10 minutes
Resting time: 10 minutes

Serves 2

4 lamb chops
1 tbsp fresh rosemary, finely chopped
1 large clove garlic, minced
zest & juice of 1 lemon
1 heaping tbsp olive tapenade
1/2 tsp freshly ground pepper

1. Combine all the marinade ingredients in a small bowl.  Place the lamb chops in a zip lock baggie and pour marinade over the chops.  Massage the chops well.  Seal the baggie and marinate in the fridge for at least 2 hours, or overnight.

2. Remove the chops and allow to come to room temperature before grilling.

3. Grill 4-5 minutes per side and then remove from grill and let rest on a plate, covered for 5-10 minutes to allow the meat to relax.

A simple side of salad or Shredded Kale & Quinoa Salad.  I actually forgot until too late for quinoa, so I just shredded kale and tossed it with the Tahini Dressing.

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