Greek Lamb Chops with Lemon Potatoes

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YIELD: 4 servings
TOTAL TIME: 70 minutes
ACTIVE TIME: 35 minutes
DIFFICULTY: Medium

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INGREDIENT WEIGHT VOLUME
Lamb chops 454 g / 1 lb 8 lamb chops
Olive oil, extra virgin 60 g 60 mL / ¼ cup
Lemon juice 60 g 60 mL / ¼ cup
Garlic, minced 40 g 4 cloves
Oregano, dried 4 g 2 tsp
Salt 4 g 1 tsp
Black pepper, freshly ground 2 g ½ tsp
Potatoes, peeled and cut into 4cm / 1½” pieces 3 lb About 10 cups
Olive oil, extra virgin 100 g 110 mL / ½ cup
Garlic, minced 40 g 4 cloves
Oregano, dried 2½ g 1½ tsp
Salt to taste
Black pepper, freshly ground to taste
Stock, beef or chicken 110 g 110 mL / ½ cup
Lemon juice 80 g 80 mL / ⅓ cup
Olive oil, extra virgin 15 g 15 mL / 1 tbsp

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Remove the lamb from the refrigerator and let come to room temperature. Using paper towels, pat dry chops and discard any bone fragments.

3 Combine olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, oregano, salt and pepper in a bowl. Arrange lamb chops in a baking dish. Pour and rub marinade on the lamb. Cover and marinate for half an hour.

Place the potatoes in a single layer in a baking dish. Add ½ cup olive oil, garlic, oregano, salt and pepper and combine.

Bake for 15 minutes. Then, add stock, toss and bake for 10 more minutes.

Add the lemon juice, toss and bake for 10 more minutes, or until the potatoes are cooked through.

7  Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a skillet over medium high heat. Working in batches, sauté lamb for 3-4 minutes each side. Remove from heat and rest for 5 minutes. Repeat with remaining lamb chops.

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  • You can sprinkle the cooked lamb with extra dried oregano and more lemon juice, for added flavor.
  • For a deeper flavour, marinate lamb chops overnight in the refrigerator.
  • If you like your potatoes extra crispy, broil them for 2 to 3 minutes, at the end of cooking.
  • Garnish potatoes with fresh oregano if you prefer.

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