Barbecued Lamb Chops With Herbs Recipe

Summary

Preparation Time15 MinCooking Time30 Min
Ready In45 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageServings8
CuisineCourse
MethodMain Ingredient
Interest Group

Ingredients

 Dried thyme1 Teaspoon
 Rosemary1 Teaspoon
 Marjoram/Oregano1 Teaspoon
 Bay leaves4 Small, crushed
 Paprika1 Pinch
 Lemon1 Large, finely grated
 Lemon1 Large, finely grated rind and juiced
 Lamb loin8 (Burgundy)
 Double loin lamb chops8
 Olive oil6 Tablespoon
 Salt To Taste
 Ground black pepper To Taste
 Freshly ground black pepper To Taste
 Butter2 Tablespoon (Or More)
 Parsley sprigs2 , finely chopped

Directions

GETTING READY
1. In a small bowl, combine herbs, paprika and grated lemon rind and mix well.
2. Sprinkle this herb mixture on both sides of each chop and rub so that it sticks onto the meat. Reserve remaining herb mixture.
3. In a large shall glass or ceramic dish, combine oil, lemon juice, salt and pepper and stir well.
4. Coat chops with marinade and arrange in a single layer.
5. Cover the dish and refrigerate for 3 to 4 hours, turning the chops occasionally to keep them coated with the marinade.

MAKING
6. Heat a coal fired grill.
7. Drain the chops discarding the marinade.
8. Arrange chops on hot grill and barbecue for 10 to 15 minutes per side until cooked according to preference. The chops should be lightly charred.
9. Just before removing chops from grill, throw a generous pinch of reserved herb mixture on to the coals, which will result in smoke imparting a delicious flavor to the meat.

SERVING
10. Top chops with generous dollop of butter
11. Garnish with parsley.
12. Serve the chops immediately
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