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Monday's Meals

R2Egg2QR2Egg2Q Posts: 1,652
Marinated some lamb loin chops overnight, gave them a coat of DP Red Eye Express rub and then put them on the Mini for a roast.

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Pulled them off when their IT hit 110-115 and removed the Mini Woo & drip pan to prepare for a quick sear. CI grid was already on so it took just a couple minutes for the Mini to jump up to almost 600. Gave the chops a sear of about 1 min per side.

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Pulled them off with ITs in the upper 120s to low 130s & let them rest a few minutes.

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Love the flavor of the Red Eye Express rub on lamb. It was a tasty lunch.

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Dinner was Stir-Fried Beef & Tofu, a recipe from the Breath of a Wok cookbook, and could probably be considered OT as admittedly I didn't cook it on an Egg. I used my Tao wok cooker with my 20" wok. I thought maybe I could double the recipe (sized for a 14" wok) in the 20" wok but found the area for the coals in my Tao a little too small (less than 9" in diameter). I could definitely double the recipe in my XL Egg but it'd use more lump.

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Thanks for looking!
XL, Large, Small, Mini Eggs
Bay Area, CA


  • HibbyHibby Posts: 462
    Wow. Both dishes look delicious.
    Conservative stalwart in Thornville, Ohio
  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 17,178
    Phenomenal.  I want to go to your house.
    This is my signature line just so you're not confused.
    Large and Medium BGE, Kamado Joe Jr., smoker with a 5k btu AC, gas grill, fire pit, pack of angry cats, two turntables and a microphone, my friend.
    New Orleans, LA - we know how to eat 

  • R2Egg2QR2Egg2Q Posts: 1,652
    Phenomenal.  I want to go to your house.

    I'd cooked up 2 lbs of flank for that stir fry. You would have been welcome!
    XL, Large, Small, Mini Eggs
    Bay Area, CA
  • ChubbsChubbs Posts: 5,689
    Looks great R2. Lamb chops for lunch eh? Pretty strong
    Columbia, SC --- LBGE 2011 -- MINI BGE 2013
  • TexanOfTheNorthTexanOfTheNorth Posts: 3,915
    The lamb chops look fantastic! We usually get them when they are on special at Costco... I'll need to be keeping an eye out for that.
    Well, "spa-Peggy" is kind of like spaghetti. I'm not sure what Peggy does different, if anything. But it's the one dish she's kind of made her own.
    Aurora, Ontario, Canada
  • I thought I was pretty lucky a week or so ago to have baby backs for lunch. Lamb at lunch is absolutely awesome! I will also have to say this is the first time I have ever looked at tofu and thought Damn that looks good!
    LBGE 2013, SBGE 2014, Mini 2015
    Columbus IN
  • SmokeyPittSmokeyPitt Posts: 7,562 I wan't lamb and stir fry for breakfast!  Great job!

    Which came first the chicken or the egg?  I egged the chicken and then I ate his leg. 

  • dpittarddpittard Posts: 126
    Man that lamb looks tasty!  Makes me want to get a Woo and a CI grid for my large so I can do some searing like that.

    LBGE with a massive wish list
    Athens, Ga.
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