August 3, 2023

Lamb Steaks


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Grilled lamb steaks plated with roasted potatoes, tomatoes, and corn


  • 1 whole leg of American lamb, (cut into 3/4-inch thick slices)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons onion flakes
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3-4 tablespoons fresh oregano and rosemary minced

For the Herb Butter:

  • 1/3 cup melted butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper
  • 1 tablespoon onion flakes
  • 3 tablespoon minced herbs
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • 1 teaspoon chili flakes


Preheat the grill to medium high.

Pat-dry the steaks and season liberally on all sides with salt, pepper, onions flakes, herbs and a drizzle of olive oil.

Chill the steaks for an hour.

In the meantime, mix all herb butter ingredients and set aside.

Place the steaks on the grill and wait 3-4 minutes before flipping them. Flip and cook for another 3-4 minutes.

Make sure the temperature registers 140 degrees F internal on the steaks, at that point remove them from the grill.

Drizzle the herb butter evenly over the steaks and cover for 4-5 minutes before serving.

Serve and enjoy with your favorite side dishes!

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

raw lamb steaks with herbs
lamb steaks on the grill
thermometer timer illustration
Visit our Lamb Cooking Time & Temperature page for recipe inspiration and tips on preparing the perfect lamb.


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