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February 23, 2019

Herb Butter American Lamb Steaks

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Recipe Provided By
"Over the Fire Cooking"
Prep Time

15 min

Cook Time

20 min

Total Time

35 min

Servings

4

Herb Butter American Lamb Steaks on a cutting board

Ingredients

American Lamb Steaks

  • 4 to 6 American Lamb steaks
  • Salt and black pepper, to taste 

Herb Butter

  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon rosemary, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon thyme, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon whole black pepper
  • Salt, to taste

Directions

For the Herb Butter: In a bowl, add garlic, butter, lemon juice, rosemary, thyme, black pepper and salt; mix thoroughly. Refrigerate until 15 minutes before cooking. 

Season steaks thoroughly with salt and pepper. 

Build a medium to medium-high heat fire in grill or fire pit for direct cooking. Place steaks on the grill; cook for 4 to 5 minutes per side, or until internal temperature reaches 130°F to 135°F for medium-rare. 

While steaks are cooking, preheat a skillet for the butter over the fire. Add butter to the skillet; cook until fully melted. 

Pull steaks off grill; brush Herb Butter over the top while they rest 4 to 5 minutes. Squeeze extra lemon juice on top, slice into steaks and enjoy!

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

Herb Butter American Lamb Steaks grilled over a fire
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