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April 11, 2022

Broiled (or Grilled) American Lamb Chops with Mint Mustard Sauce

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Recipe Provided By
"Platings and Pairings"
Prep Time

15 min

Cook Time

15 min

Total Time

30 min

Servings

4

Lamb Chops with Mint Mustard Sauce on serving plate

Ingredients

Mint Mustard Sauce

  • 3 tablespoons whole grain mustard
  • 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon prepared horseradish
  • 1/3 cup mint leaves

Directions

Let American Lamb loin chops sit at room temperature for 30 minutes. 

In a small saucepan over medium-low heat, add oil and garlic. Allow to heat for 5 minutes, until oil is fragrant. Remove from heat; set aside. 

Brush chops on both sides with the garlic oil; season generously with salt and pepper. Place on a broiler pan; broil chops on high 5 to 8 minutes each side. Let rest for up to 10 minutes, tented with foil. 

For the Mint Mustard Sauce: In a food processor or blender, add mustard, vinegar, honey and horseradish; turn on, and stream in remaining oil and garlic. Add mint; process until finely chopped. 

Serve chops with Mint Mustard Sauce on the side. 

 

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  • Optional grilling instructions: Spray grill with olive oil spray. Brush chops on both sides with garlic oil; season generously with salt and pepper. Grill chops on high 3 minutes (covered) or until good grill marks appear. Spray the top of chops with spray olive oil; turn over. Reduce heat to medium; grill another 3 minutes. Place fatty edge of chops on the grill, so they are sitting upright, on their side, leaning against each other. Cover; grill another 2 minutes or so, to melt off the fatty layer. (These can also be cooked through on lower heat if preferred.) Remove from grill; cover with foil until ready to serve.

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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