Turkish lamb chops

  • Preparation time:
  • 15 min
  • Plus time:
  • Cooking time: 6 minutes
  • Makes:
  • 4 servings
Turkish lamb chops

( 80 ratings )

Turkish lamb chops

Kids love lamb chops because they come with their own handle, and in this easy recipe there's even a yogurt sauce to dip them in.

Ingredients

  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp chopped garlic
  • 3 tbsp chopped oregano
  • 2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne
  • 2 racks of lamb , boned frenched, cut into individual chops (about 1 lb each)
  • 1/2 tsp salt

Dipping sauce

  • 1 cup Greek yogurt
  • 2 tbsp chopped mint
  • 1/4 tsp salt

Directions

  • Combine olive oil, garlic, oregano, cumin, cinnamon and cayenne in a sealable plastic bag. Add lamb chops and massage bag to coat them with spice mixture. Let marinate at room temperature while barbecue heats up.
  • Heat barbecue to high. Remove lamb chops from bag. Season with salt and grill for 2 to 3 min a side or until browned at the edges and cooked to desired degree of doneness.
  • Combine Greek yogurt, mint and salt and serve with the lamb for dipping.

Tip:

Barbecue some red peppers and zucchini alongside lamb for a quick veggie side.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 452
  • Protein
  • 6 g
  • Fat
  • 30 g
  • Fibre
  • 1 g
  • Sodium
  • 593 mg
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