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Herb and Garlic Lamb Loin Chops

R2Egg2Q's post about lamb chops last week got me motivated to step up to the plate and cook some lamb. I've only cooked lamb once and it was a stuffed leg of lamb. Might have been from the Naked Whiz's site. Anyway, I didn't grow up eating lamb so I never think to cook it and have always been nervous about screwing it an expensive cut of meat. @GATABITES said they cook just like steak. I don't know why I never thought of it like that. I can cook a steak so I don't need to worry about lamb. I used the same recipe as R2Egg2Q and let it marinate for about 2 hours.

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My chops must have been bigger. He fit 8 on his mini. I barely got my 6 on.

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Bigger chops also took longer to cook, but we all know to go by IT not time so I wasn't worried.

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Mrs. G whipped up the Winter Mushroom Risotto from Southern Living's Feb issue. Turned out pretty darn good.

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Then we sat around the fire and enjoyed the rest of the night.

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That was our Valentine's Day...on Saturday.

Thanks @R2Egg2Q for your post and convincing me to cook lamb chops. Won't be the last time.

Richardson, Texas

Griffin's Grub or you can find me on Facebook

The Supreme Potentate, Sovereign Commander and Sultan of Wings

 

Comments

  • Lamb chops are awesome.  Nice job.  (I think I know what's for dinner tonight.)  :-*
  • GATABITESGATABITES Posts: 1,230
    Those chops looks great. I too was a lil weary because i didnt grow up eating them either. Looks like you nailed it. How was the taste? The lamb has a sweet flavor. I should go and pick up a few soon.  
    XL BGE 
    Joe JR 
    Baltimore, MD
  • GATABITESGATABITES Posts: 1,230
    @harmening - great minds think a like.  :-B
    XL BGE 
    Joe JR 
    Baltimore, MD
  • GriffinGriffin Posts: 7,434
    We really enjoyed them. 6 was way too much for just the two of us, though. We made lamb quesadillas last night to finish them off.

    Richardson, Texas

    Griffin's Grub or you can find me on Facebook

    The Supreme Potentate, Sovereign Commander and Sultan of Wings

     

  • RACRAC Posts: 1,688
    Awesome! ^:)^

    Ricky

    Boerne, TX

  • R2Egg2QR2Egg2Q Posts: 1,652
    Great job Griffin! Those were some big chops! Glad you two enjoyed the lamb. Hmm, lamb quesadilla sounds good. I have a leftover lamb loin chop that could be destined for a quesadilla!

    And thanks for the kudos on your blog.
    XL, Large, Small, Mini Eggs
    Bay Area, CA
  • henapplehenapple Posts: 15,575
    As always. .. =D>
    Green egg, dead animal and alcohol. The "Boro".. TN 
  • cazzycazzy Posts: 8,808
    Looks awesome!  Good job Griff!  
    Just a hack that makes some $hitty BBQ....
  • calikingcaliking Posts: 8,202
    Farkin' stupendous!! i feel like eating my screen. Very well done. 

    #1 LBGE December 2012 • #2 SBGE February  2013 • #3 Mini May 2013
    A happy BGE family in Houston, TX.
  • That's some good looking stuff right there!
    Houston, TX
  • Ragtop99Ragtop99 Posts: 1,526
    I never think to marinate them.  That looks like a nice touch.
    Cooking on an XL and Medium in Bethesda, MD.
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