Lemon-Garlic Marinated Lamb Chops

Yummy lamb chops for a weekday dinner.

Contributed by Harmit Lamba

Ingredients:

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp  fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp. finely grated lemon zest
  • 2 tbsp. chopped fresh oregano or 2 tsp. dried
  • 6 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • Eight 4 oz. lamb loin chops trimmed of all fat.

Method:

  1. In a small bowl, mix the oil, lemon juice & zest, oregano, garlic, salt & pepper.
  2. Put the lamb chops in a zip lock  bag and pour the marinade over them.
  3. Move the chops around in the bag so the marinade coats them well.
  4. Seal the bag and marinate for 1 hour at room temperature.
  5. Remove the chops from the marinade.
  6.  Broil in convection oven for about 10 minutes on each side for well done chops.
  7. Garnish with chopped fresh mint leaves.
  8. Serve with a side dish of vegetables and dinner rolls.