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How to Bake Lamb Chops

Prep Time

    •    Prep time: 5 minutes
    •    Cook time: 15 minutes
    •    Yield: Serves 8


    •    1/4 cup olive oil
    •    1 tsp kosher salt
    •    3 thin lemon slices
    •    1 tsp dried oregano
    •    2 medium garlic cloves, crushed
    •    1/2 tsp fresh ground black pepper
    •    8 medium lamb chops, around 700 grams


  1. In a large freezer bag or glass dish, mix together salt, pepper, olive oil, lemon slices, garlic, and oregano. Add lamb chops and marinate for 20 minutes to 4 hours.

  2. Preheat oven to 400° F.

  3. Heat a large oven-proof skillet (cast iron, steel, etc.) over medium-high heat. Remove lamb chops from marinade (toss any residual oil, lemon, garlic, etc. from marinade). Add chops to skillet and cook each side for 3 minutes to brown.

  4. Place pan in oven for 8-10  minutes (or until chops are 140° F in the thickest part).

  5. Remove from oven and let rest for 2 minutes. Serve immediately.

This great family recipe is thanks to My Kitchen Love Recipes at


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