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December 21, 2020

American Lamb Sirloin Crostini


Recipe Provided By
"Oh, So Delicioso"
Prep Time

15 min

Cook Time

5 min

Total Time

20 min



platter full of lamb crostinis


Lamb Chop Marinade:

1 pound American lamb sirloin chops – (about 3 small chops)

1/4 cup olive oil

1 lemon juiced

3-4 cloves garlic minced

3-4 tablespoons parsley chopped

1 teaspoon salt


Orange cranberry sauce:

1 cup cranberries

1/2 cup orange juice

1 cinnamon stick

1/2 cup sugar

1/2 teaspoon nutmeg


Other ingredients



Olive oil

Balsamic glaze

Chopped parsley


Lamb Chop marinade:

In a bowl or a bag that seals add your ingredients and lamb. Let marinate overnight or at least 30 minutes. Bring out of the fridge 30 minutes before cooking to let it come to room temp. If only marinating for 30 minutes leave at room temp.

How to Sear Lamb Chops:

Heat your pan on high with olive oil when hot add lamb chops. Allow to cook for 3 minutes on each side. There should be a nice crust formed.

Check the temp of the lamb chops. Remove the lamb between 140-145 degrees F and let rest for 5 minutes then slice thin.*

*Note: The USDA recommends that lamb reach an internal temperature of at least 145 degrees F with a 3-minute rest

Cranberry sauce:

In a small saucepan bring all ingredients to a boil and let simmer for 10 minutes Remove from heat. The sauce will thicken as it sits and cools.


Cut thin slices, crosswise. Drizzle with olive oil and broil for a minute or two. Until they are golden brown.

Assemble Lamb Appetizer

Assemble the Crostini by piling the toasted baguette slice with hummus, 1-2 slices of lamb, cranberry sauce, balsamic glaze and chopped parsley.

trary of lamb crostinis with rosemary sprigs and cranberry sauce on the side
singular lamb crostini close up
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