Loin Chops with Lemon Honey Thyme Marinade

Loin Chops with Lemon Honey Thyme Marinade

   4 SERVINGS    5 MINUTE PREP TIME     4 HOUR MARINATE TIME      20 MINUTE COOK TIME

Ingredients

 

4 Cedar Springs or Shepherd’s Pride lamb chops (loin, rib, sirloin or shoulder)
1/2 cup honey
1/2 cup fresh lemon juice
1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
3 tablespoons fresh thyme leaves
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
1/2 teaspoon sea salt
1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes

Directions

  1. In a small saucepan, combine honey, lemon juice, olive oil, thyme, mustard, salt and pepper flakes. Over medium heat, bring to a slight simmer; remove from heat immediately. Cool. Set aside 1/4 of the marinade for later use.
  2. Pierce lamb loin chops with a fork several times on all sides. Place loin chops in a plastic food storage bag; coat with marinade. Marinate at least 4 hours or overnight. Remove chops, discarding remaining marinade.
  3. Cook times will vary depending on thickness of chops. For 1-inch chops, broil or grill chops over medium heat for approximately 4 to 6 minutes per side or until desired doneness. Or, pan-fry chops then transfer to a baking sheet; finish cooking at 400°F until desired doneness. Brush with warmed reserved marinade before serving. Enjoy delicious loin chops with amazing marinade today!

Loin Chops with Lemon Honey Thyme Marinade Recipe and image provided by the American Lamb Board

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