American Lamb Sirloin Chop Caprese Sliders

Prep Time

10 mIN

Cook Time

20 MIN

Total Time

30 MIN

Servings

12

lamb loin chops with cucumber mint salad and sweet and smoky tahini

Ingredients

12 Slider Buns

1.5 pounds American Lamb Leg Steaks

12 Tomato slices

12 Mozzarella slices

Fresh basil leaves

Balsamic glaze

Olive oil

Kosher salt and freshly ground, to taste

Directions

Preheat your grill to medium-high heat. While the grill is heating, place your American Lamb leg steaks on a baking sheet to come to room temperature for at least 30 minutes.

Season the lamb leg steaks on both sides with olive oil, kosher salt, and pepper. Grill the lamb leg steaks for about 5 to 7 minutes on each side or until an internal thermometer reaches 145 degrees. Allow the steaks to rest for three minutes before slicing into ¼ inch thick slices. 

To assemble: place a bottom bun on a plate. Top with a slice of lamb leg steak followed by mozzarella, tomato, basil and drizzle of balsamic glaze. Top with top bun and repeat the process with remaining sliders.

 

USDA recommends the following time and temperature parameters

Ground Lamb

Internal temperature of 160°F

All Other Cuts

Internal temperature of 145°F, with a 3 minute rest

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Visit our Lamb Cooking Time & Temperature page for recipe inspiration and tips on preparing the perfect lamb.
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