Cooked on the grill or in the skillet, lamb chops are elegant but super-fast meals. From curried to cranberry-glazed variations, these easy lamb chop recipes deliver big flavor.See Popular Lamb Chops Recipes
This fast and easy dinner recipe also works well with medallions of turkey tenderloin or pork.
For this playful twist on British roast lamb with mint jelly, Luke Mangan serves lamb chops with a piquant condiment of fresh mint and jalapeno.
Lamb chops slathered with spicy butter are the perfect choice for a casual backyard meal. The butter enhances other meats and poultry too.
"When I lived in Singapore, I really learned how to use spices in different ways," says chef Jason Wilson of Crush restaurant. After he marinates the lamb in an oil scented with marjoram, cumin, and fennel seed, he grills the meat until slightly crusty, then serves it with asparagus drizzled with mint vinaigrette.
For flavors of Old Mexico, marinate lamb chops in a mix of jalapeno jelly, honey, lime juice, serrano or jalapeno peppers, and sesame oil. Grill and serve the chops with a sweetened fresh salsa of plum tomatoes, cucumber, green onions, and cilantro.
Quick cooking on a grill seals in the juices and flavors in these Indian-spiced lamb chops cooked with summer squash.
Rosemary, cumin, paprika, and cardamom make up the spicy bread crumb topper for the lamb in this dinner recipe.
Use this orange peel and cinnamon rub recipe to spice up these skillet lamb chops. Top with couscous and veggie mixture.
Fresh artichokes taste great with lamb, but frozen hearts will do in a pinch: thaw them, pat them dry, and add them about half an hour after you've added the olives.
Enjoy a slow cooker dinner of tender lamb, tiny new potatoes, and colorful carrots all draped in a creamy dill sauce.
Kristin Donnelly loves making fennel salads as a weeknight side dish. Instead of throwing out the tough stalks of the fennel, she uses them to infuse a white-wine marinade for lamb chops.
Put this elegant lamb-chop dinner together in 30 minutes? No way! Well, we're here to tell you that not only is it absolutely doable, this combination of Herbed Lamb Chops with Greek Couscous Salad creates one stunningly fresh spring meal.
If you enjoy gyros, you'll go wild for this Mediterranean-inspired salad. Serve with hummus or tzatziki on the side to scoop up with pita chips.
Grilling suits these chops perfectly, but they can also be cooked in a skillet on the stovetop. I also like this herb combination with inexpensive, thin lamb shoulder chops, cut about 1/2-inch thick.
When entertaining, try the make ahead directions for this recipe. If you don't have lavender on hand, finely shredded lemon peel will also work for the rub.
Lamb chops for dinner tonight? Ohhh...what's the occasion? You may think of lamb chops as a strictly five-star affair, most at home on the menu of Chez Fancy (restaurants with white linen on the table, you know) and in the company of other high-priced fare.
Also use the pepper marinade for this tender lamb chops recipe to flavor four good-size beef rib-eye steaks.