4.02.2015

Grilled Lamb Chops with Garlic, Lemon, Wine and Herbs

Grilled Lamb Chops with Garlic, Lemon and Wine and a mixture of herbs are what makes these the most tasty and succulent lamb chops you'll ever had!  This is an easy, crowd-pleasing dish from our archives because we LOVE lamb all year-round, and especially on Easter!


The key to these juicy lamb chops is in the simple marinade. Marinating the lamb loin chops with lemon juice, red wine, garlic and fresh herbs like parsley and rosemary for a few hours or even overnight is the secret to making them so delicious!!

Then grill them for a few minutes on both sides and serve.  I used a cast iron grill pan to make these, but an outdoor grill works just the same. You can also cook these lamb chops in your oven broiler. Broiling is another great method to getting a grill-like results. They are both fast and easy methods to cooking meats.


Some of our friends think Italian cooking is difficult or too complex, and they won't even attempt to make an Italian dish. Well that's not true. Italian cooking is actually very easy! Through the years we watched our mother use only the simplest ingredients, the ones that we all have in our pantry.  No need to fuss with a lot of ingredients or ones you can't find or will never-ever use again. And that's what makes Italian cooking so easy!

To compliment the lamb, serve it with any of our side dishes like Easy Garlic Mashed Potatoes,
or  Roasted Baby Red and Yukon Potatoes with Herbs.  Enjoy!



Grilled  Lamb Chops with Garlic, Lemon, Wine and Herbs
  • 4  Lamb Loin Chops - 1" to 1+ 1/2 inch thick cut
  • 3 garlic cloves - diced
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh parsley - chopped
  • 2  tsp. dried Italian Seasonings ( I used McCormick)
  • 1 sprig of fresh rosemary
  • 2 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp. of red wine
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder
  • salt and pepper

In a deep platter, place the lamb chops side by side. Season with salt and pepper .
Scatter the garlic, fresh parsley, rosemary, and Italian seasonings. 
Drizzle the lemon juice, olive oil and red wine. Cover with clear wrap.
Refrigerate for at least 2 hours or over night.





Remove from refrigerator, allow meat adjust to room temperature, about 15 minutes. Heat cast iron grill pan. Spray with cooking oil to prevent sticking.


Grill lamb chops for about 3 to 4  minutes per side for medium rare, longer for medium to well.
Brush the remaining marinade on each lamb chop while grilling.
When ready, remove and serve.

Serves 2 to 4
 
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    To all our friends and families around the world, we want to wish you a Happy Easter and Happy Passover this weekend!  Enjoy and Happy Spring too!
    Thanks for stopping by!
    Warmly,
    Anna and Liz
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22 comments:

  1. Fantastic Post! We LOVE lamb chops and this recipe is simple and delicious - makes me hungry just looking!
    Mary x

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  2. If only I could just pull a couple of those chops from my screen! They look incredible :)

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  3. Looks yum, its been quite some time since I had grilled lamb. Just finished breakfast and now thinking about food again...

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  4. wow your lamb looks perfectly cooked and so juicy and moist. I love the fresh garlic- it just makes everything better doesn't it

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  5. I've never cooked a lamb chop. Yours look gorgeous - such a great color.

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  6. These lamb chops are so perfectly cooked. Yum!

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  7. I'm drooling now! I've been in the mood for something grilled and these look perfect. Have a great week :)

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  8. Anonymous11:04:00 AM

    These are fantastic! and easy just in time for EAster!
    thanks for the recipe! Lisa

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  9. It has been a very long time since I had lamb chops. These look perfect! I love the simple ingredients done well. Have a lovely week and Happy Easter.

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  10. Thank you Tricia! Have a wonderful Holiday!! :)

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  11. What a beautiful dish, it looks pretty at every stage, I love the step by step photos!

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    1. Thanks Sue! Have a wonderful weekend!

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  12. The lamb chops looks delicious and perfectly grilled! We love lamb and we grill lamb chops a lot and leg of lamb on the grill rotisserie. The rotisserie really make the lamb tender! Love your post :) I hope you and your family have a wonderful Easter!

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    1. Mmm the rotisserie sounds really good too. Thank you Mike - have a blessed Easter!

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  13. This is my absolute favorite way to serve lamb chops. Your marinade sounds so delicious and I will definitely try it next time we grill lamb chops!

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    1. So glad to hear that Sue! They taste amazing!! Enjoy and Happy Easter!

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  14. Why have I never made lamb chops before? This looks amazing!

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    1. Years ago, we didn't care for lamb, until my husband marinated them this way and now we love them all year round. We hope you'll try them soon! Enjoy!

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  15. Lamb & rosemary are such a great combination. Love the pretty chops and also the pretty presentation. Happy Easter.
    Sam

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    1. Thank you for the lovely compliment - and a Happy Easter to you too !!

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  16. Your lamb chops look mouth wateringly delicious!

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  17. Mmmm, LIz and Anna! Thank you for the step-by-step photos! My mouth is watering just looking at all of the garlic and rosemary!
    xo
    Roz

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