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Marinated Lamb Chops

These lean little lamb chops from Jill Heatwole of Pittsville, Maryland are packed with the flavors of rosemary, ginger and mustard. Marinating makes them so tender. They're something special for spring.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 10 min. + marinating Grill: 10 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 small onion, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh rosemary or 3/4 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 8 lamb loin chops (3 ounces each)

Directions

  • In a shallow dish, combine the first 10 ingredients; add lamb chops and turn to coat. Cover and refrigerate for several hours or overnight.
  • Drain and discard marinade and onion. Lightly oil the grill rack.
  • Grill chops, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from the heat for 5-7 minutes on each side or until meat reaches desired doneness (for medium-rare, a thermometer should read 135°; medium, 140°; medium-well, 145°).
Nutrition Facts
2 each: 164 calories, 8g fat (3g saturated fat), 68mg cholesterol, 112mg sodium, 0 carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 21g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat.

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