lamb chop recipes

14 Most Succulent Lamb Chop Recipes You’ll Ever Need

If you ever wanted to create restaurant-quality lamb chops at home, you’ve come to the right place. Lamb chops are one of the most tender cuts of meat available, and they are an excellent source of protein.

You can cook lamb chops in many different ways, including pan frying, baking, grilling, or air frying. That, combined with the fact that lamb chops are relatively easy to cook, make them ideal for home cooks to incorporate into their weekly meals. Take a look at these 14 most succulent lamb chop recipes you will ever need.

1. Marinated Pan-Fried Lamb Chops

We appreciate how straightforward this lamb chop recipe is. Marinating lamb chops gives them a lot of flavors, but be aware that they can get ruined if sit for too long in a marinade. This particular marinade recipe includes jalapenos, garlic, mint, malt vinegar, salt, black pepper, and olive oil. After marinating them for at least four hours, you can have them cooked and ready to eat in a matter of minutes.

2. Orange Harissa Lamb Chops

This Moroccan-inspired recipe includes a unique spice rub featuring harissa, coriander, and cinnamon, paired with a citrusy orange and lemon juice marinade. Allow the lamb chops to marinate for at least 20 minutes, and then sear them for about three minutes per side on the stove. You can serve them with some tahini if you like.

3. Balsamic Brown Sugar Lamb Chops

One taste of this succulent dish will make you feel like you’ve died and gone to heaven! To create this tantalizing lamb chop recipe, season the meat with salt and pepper, and sear each side. Next, let the meat rest, and make the balsamic sauce. The lamb chops will be ready to eat after basting them in the sauce for a few minutes.

4. Chermoula Marinated Lamb Chops

If you’ve been looking for a crowd-pleasing lamb chop dish, your search ends here. The recipe requires marinating and cooking the meat in a chermoula sauce. This flavor-packed sauce includes salt, cumin, coriander, honey, crushed red pepper flakes, garlic, olive oil, parsley, and lime juice. Remember to pour half of the sauce over the lamb chops before baking. We certainly wouldn’t pass up the chance to try this dish!

5. Lavender Pistachio Crusted Lamb Chops

Talk about aromatic! This lamb chop entree will certainly make a good impression on your dinner guests. First, combine Dijon mustard with some minced garlic, and slather it onto the meat. Press on the pistachio, breadcrumb, and lavender crust on the sides, then bake them to perfection. These lamb chops pack a ton of flavor and contrasting textures that will keep you coming back for more.

6. Grilled Lamb Chops

You can’t go wrong with this grilled lamb chops recipe; they are simply phenomenal! First, make an herb, garlic, and lemon marinade, and reserve a small amount for later. Next, pour the marinade over the lamb chops and place them in an airtight container in the fridge for at least an hour. You can then grill them when you’re ready to eat. Make sure to spoon over the leftover marinade and olive mixture before serving.

7. Hard Cider Lamb Chops

The secret to this recipe lies in the boozy glaze, which includes a hint of hard apple cider. Instead of baking or roasting the meat, all you have to do is cook them under a broiler for a few minutes on each side. If you want to switch it up, cook some grilled lamb chops instead and generously coat the glaze on all sides once they’re hot off the grill!

8. Korean-Style Lamb Chops

Try these spicy grilled lamb chops the next time you’re in the mood for Asian cuisine. The marinade is a tangy, sweet, and spicy mixture of pineapple, mirin, ginger, garlic, soy sauce, sesame oil, chili powder, and sugar. Once you’ve marinated and grilled the lamb chops, pair them with the spicy gochujang dip. You won’t regret serving these lamb chops at a BBQ!

9. Parmesan and Herb Crusted Lamb Chops

Another crusted lamb chop recipe? Yes, please! This succulent dish looks and tastes stunning but takes just 20 minutes to make from start to finish! The lamb chops are coated in parmesan, herb, and panko mixture and pan-fried for a few minutes per side until they’re browned. It’s the perfect spring meal to put together in minutes!

10. Mongolian Grilled Lamb Chops

These Mongolian lamb chops look as tempting as they taste. The recipe features a savory marinade made with less than 12 ingredients, but each component adds another layer of flavor to the dish. A unique ingredient you’ll need for this lamb chop recipe is roasted red peppers to make the sauce. The result is tender, juicy lamp chops with the perfect kick of spice!

11. Lemon and Rosemary Baked Lamb Chops

You have to try this ingenious sheet pan recipe, especially if you’re running low on clean dishes. The lamb chops are baked on a bed of roasted potatoes, peppers, tomatoes, lemon slices, capers, and olives. All of these ingredients impart flavor and color to this succulent lamb chop dish. Best of all, you won’t have a pile of dishes waiting for you after dinner is over!

12. Greek Lamb Chops with Tzatziki Sauce

Any home chef will appreciate the simplicity of this dish. You’ll be marinating the lamb chops in lemon juice and garlic marinade at room temperature for half an hour before cooking them. In the meantime, make the tzatziki sauce by mixing Greek yogurt, cucumbers, dill, lemon juice, garlic, salt, and black pepper together. This fast, easy, and scrumptious Mediterranean dish is sure to satisfy your craving for lamb.

13. Grilled Lamb Chops with Dijon Sauce

This grilled lamb chop recipe features an aromatic marinade made with rosemary and garlic. Remember to refrigerate the meat if you want them marinating for over an hour. Once you’ve got the grill ready to go, sear the lamb chops on one for five minutes over direct heat, followed by the other side. Make sure you let them rest for five minutes before serving.

14. Air Fryer Lamb Chops

You can air fry almost anything, including lamb chops. With this lamb chop recipe, you have to work in batches to ensure the meat cooks evenly. Attempting to stack or overlap large pieces of meat in an air fryer will significantly decrease the airflow in the machine. The lamb chops are seasoned with a delicious mixture of rosemary, garlic, and thyme, delivering a mouthwatering meal you won’t forget anytime soon!

AboutRibana Hategan

Ribana is a certified pastry chef and passionate home cook who curates and develops recipes that are high on nutrition. She develops and tests cost effective, nutritious meals using quality ingredients to help people better their everyday eating experiences.