Lamb Chops with Lemon Mint Sauce

Published: May 9, 2014
Updated: March 14, 2019

Packed with bone building vitamins and minerals

This dish is as healthy as it is tasty! Lamb is an excellent source of high-quality protein and is a source of iron, B vitamins and trace elements such as copper, manganese, and selenium. By topping the lamb chops with the lemon mint sauce, it not only freshens the dish, but also provides high amounts of vitamin K, C, and A.


Packed with bone building vitamins and minerals

Lamb Chops with Lemon Mint Sauce

Lamb is an excellent source of high quality protein and is a source of iron, B vitamins and trace elements such as copper, manganese and selenium.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Middle-East
Servings 4 servings
Calories 740 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 4 lamb shoulder chops (1 inch thick)
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1-2 cloves garlic finely chopped
  • 2 cups parsley finely chopped
  • 2 cups cilantro finely chopped
  • 2 cups mint finely chopped
  • 1 lemon freshly squeezed
  • 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 3/4 cup olive oil extra virgin
  • salt to taste
  • pepper to taste

Instructions
 

  • Mix garlic, cilantro, parsley, mint, lemon juice, vinegar, olive oil, and salt and pepper in a bowl. Let sit for 15 minutes.
  • Lightly salt lamb chops and thoroughly coat the chops with a thin layer of flour.
  • Heat 1 1/2 tablespoons of olive oil in large skillet over medium heat. Add chops to the heated skillet and cook to desired doneness. Personally, I cook each side for 4-5 minutes per side (medium-rare).
  • Serve with lemon mint sauce!

Nutrition

Calories: 740kcalCarbohydrates: 20gProtein: 45gFat: 53gSaturated Fat: 10gCholesterol: 128mgSodium: 130mgPotassium: 925mgFiber: 4gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 4025IUVitamin C: 63.8mgCalcium: 128mgIron: 8mg
Keyword lamb, lemon, mint
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