Easter Delight: Grilled Lemon Herb Lamb Chops

Easter Delight: Grilled Lemon Herb Lamb Chops

If you’re looking for a protein-packed and delicious dish to serve this Easter, you’re in the right place!

This mouth-watering Easter recipe combines the succulence of grilled lamb with the freshness of herbs and a zesty yogurt mint sauce, creating a delightful dish that's perfect for celebrating Easter with family and friends. Enjoy the flavours of spring with this delectable Easter delight.

Ingredients:

For the Lamb Chops:

  • 8 lamb chops
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 tablespoon fresh rosemary, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon fresh mint, finely chopped
  • Salt and pepper to taste

For the Yogurt Mint Sauce:

  • 1 cup Greek yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons fresh mint, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon fresh parsley, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Method:

Step 1. Marinate the Lamb Chops:

  • In a bowl, mix together the olive oil, minced garlic, lemon zest, lemon juice, chopped rosemary, chopped mint, salt, and pepper.
  • Place the lamb chops in a large dish and coat them evenly with the marinade.
  • Cover and refrigerate for at least 1-2 hours to allow the flavours to meld.

Step 2. Preheat the Grill:

  • Preheat your grill to medium-high heat.

Step 3. Grill the Lamb Chops:

  • Remove the lamb chops from the marinade and let any excess drip off.
  • Grill the lamb chops for about 3-4 minutes per side for medium-rare, adjusting the time based on your desired doneness.
  • Allow the lamb chops to rest for a few minutes before serving.

Step 4. Prepare the Yogurt Mint Sauce:

  • In a small bowl, combine Greek yogurt, chopped mint, chopped parsley, lemon juice, salt, and pepper.
  • Mix well to create a refreshing mint sauce.

Step 5. Serve and Enjoy:

  • Arrange the grilled lamb chops on a serving platter.
  • Drizzle the yogurt mint sauce over the lamb chops or serve it on the side.
  • Garnish with additional fresh mint and lemon slices.

Happy Easter! 🥚🐇🐾

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