Herbed Lamb Chops with Green Beans

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Lamb chops marinaded in olive oil and fresh herbs and then seared to lock in flavorful juices.

INGREDIENTS

Time 1 hr
Servings 4
Difficulty Medium

UNITS

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INGREDIENTS

LAMB

  • 4 lbs Lamb chops,  bone-in, cut 2 cm / ¾” thick
  • To taste Salt
  • To taste Black pepper, freshly ground

HERB MIXTURE

  • 2 cloves Garlic
  • 4 tsp Rosemary , chopped
  • 4 tsp Thyme, chopped
  • 1 tsp Parsley, chopped
  • 3 tbsp Olive oil , extra virgin

GREEN BEANS

  • 2 tbsp Olive oil , extra virgin
  • ¼ cup Water
  • 1 lb Green beans, trimmed
  • 3 tbsp Butter
  • 3 cloves Garlic, minced
  • ¼ tsp Salt
  • ¼ tsp Black pepper, freshly ground

METHOD

  • Season both sides of lamb chops with salt and black pepper.
  • In a bowl, combine garlic, rosemary, thyme, parsley, and olive oil. Rub marinade on both sides of lamb chops. Cover and marinate for at least 30 minutes at room temperature.
  • In a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium-high heat. Add lamb chops and sear until browned, about 3 minutes.
  • Flip chops and cook until meat reaches an internal temperature of 51°C /125°F (medium-rare) about 3-4 minutes. Rest for 10 minutes.
  • In a large skillet, bring water and green beans to a boil on high heat, cooking for about 3 minutes. Drain green beans and wipe dry with paper towel.
  • Add butter and garlic to skillet, stirring until fragrant, about 1 minute. Add green beans back in and toss with salt and black pepper.
  • Serve green beans with lamb chops.

NOTES

  • Add any other spices you like to the green beans. Thyme and oregano work well
  • Add mustard powder and paprika if you want to add a kick to the lamb marinade 
  • Lamb can be marinated for up to 24 hours 
  • Cook lamb chops to 57°C / 135°F for medium doneness

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