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Lamb chops!

calikingcaliking Posts: 15,860

Haven't done them in a while, so when I walked by some purty looking ones at Costco, they somehow jumped into my cart. They looked pretty well marbled, but its been a while since I bought lamb chops.

Fired up the large and got it ripping hot. A few tomatoes went suicidal on me, but I was able to salvage them from the coals. I think caveman style has become my fav method for searing.

Plated with a salad, cous cous, and a generous splooge of mint cilantro chimichurri. I think I got too excited, too fast...


Good eats at the cali household last night 😊.


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A happy BGE family in Houston, TX.

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  • bgebrentbgebrent Posts: 19,636

    Love it! Beautiful plate dude.

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  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 38,518

    Well executed. Looks like the Jolly Green Giant splooged on the lamb. He was excited too.

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  • Carolina QCarolina Q Posts: 14,827

    Looks and sounds great. So all you did with the meat was toss it on the coals for a bit? No reverse sear? How long per side and was it Med rare or what? Thx!

    I hate it when I go to the kitchen for food and all I find are ingredients!                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

    Michael 
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  • JRWhiteeJRWhitee Posts: 5,676

    That looks fantastic!

                                                                
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  • northGAcocknorthGAcock Posts: 14,952

    Gawjus.

    Johns Creek GA with a Large & a 17" Blackstone........Medium & MiniMax in storage

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  • calikingcaliking Posts: 15,860


    Sorry, I left out details. Chops were rubbed with DP Rasing the Steaks and Caribeque Season-All, then SV'ed at 131° for 2 hrs. Seared 1 min/side on the coals. Turned out a very nice med-rare.


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    A happy BGE family in Houston, TX.
  • Carolina QCarolina Q Posts: 14,827

    Lol, Sous vide, a minor detail. :)

    I hate it when I go to the kitchen for food and all I find are ingredients!                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

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  • fishlessmanfishlessman Posts: 28,309

    lamb was made for the caveman sear. looks great

    fukahwee maine

    you can lead a fish to water but you can not make him drink it
  • zahuliozahulio Posts: 134

    Looks delicious!

  • smokingalsmokingal Posts: 1,025

    That is a mighty fine plate of food right there.

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  • northGAcocknorthGAcock Posts: 14,952
    Johns Creek GA with a Large & a 17" Blackstone........Medium & MiniMax in storage

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    Run me out in the cold rain and snow
  • calikingcaliking Posts: 15,860

    I was so fixated on whether the pics were going to show correctly, that I forgot part of the cook!


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    A happy BGE family in Houston, TX.
  • SciAggieSciAggie Posts: 6,476

    That looks delicious.

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  • Mattman3969Mattman3969 Posts: 10,409

    Can’t beat SV lamb chops. Green Giant spooge is a different story. Lol.


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  • gorgeous cook right there.

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  • TheophanTheophan Posts: 2,651

    That is some great looking plate, there! Fantastic job!

  • johnmitchelljohnmitchell Posts: 5,854

    Fantastic looking plate.. Love lamb and you did it justice..

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  • calikingcaliking Posts: 15,860

    Thanks, folks. I didn't take a pic showing how thick these chops were, but they were generously cut.

    I have 5 of those chops stashed away in the freezer, which I will cook non-SV at some point to compare. Although SV makes the protein tender, I feel like the texture suffers. I’ve cooked steaks all kinds of different ways, and concluded that the straight caveman sear gives me the best results, so I want to see if the same holds true for lamb chops.


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    A happy BGE family in Houston, TX.
  • fishlessmanfishlessman Posts: 28,309

    keep an eye on the lamb prices this week and next, i usually see a price drop after greek easter which was last sunday. i usually stock up with the overstocked managers specials. its even better seared on the red embers of an open pit camp fire, i cook whole lamb legs camping instead of the traditional hotdog. lump seems to stick to a whole leg where the embers from a camp fire dont

    fukahwee maine

    you can lead a fish to water but you can not make him drink it
  • YukonRonYukonRon Posts: 16,558

    My man!

    That is our son's favorite meal and I always butcher the snot out of it. Never thought about using the SV, and why not? I use it on everything else. I am often forgetting the obvious.

    Thanks for pushing the needle over the scratch on the vinyl LP for me.

    I will welcome him home from college with some non effed up lamb chops, this time.

    Great cook Ashish. Beautiful plate landed just right.

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  • calikingcaliking Posts: 15,860

    Strong tip! I’ll try and make another run this weekend. Thanks.


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    A happy BGE family in Houston, TX.
  • calikingcaliking Posts: 15,860


    I’ll trade you for some of that peachy pork you’ve got going 😁


    #1 LBGE December 2012 • #2 SBGE February  2013 • #3 Mini May 2013
    A happy BGE family in Houston, TX.
  • Judy MayberryJudy Mayberry Posts: 2,015
    edited May 2019

    OMG, their Australian lamb is to die for. What a fabulous meal by osmosis!

    Please, gift us with the mint cilantro chimichurri recipe.

    Judy in San Diego
  • calikingcaliking Posts: 15,860

    Good to see that you still check in, Judy! 😀

    I looked for chimichurri recipes, then sort of winged it. This is sort of what went in it:

    cilantro 1 cup

    parsley 1/2 cup

    mint 3/4 cup

    thai chiles 2

    garlic 6 cloves

    salt

    EVOO 1/4 cup

    red wine vinegar 2 TBSP

    mirin. 2TBSP

    sherry vinegar 2 TBSP


    blitz in the food pro until it looks good. Season to taste. I may have added some onion, since I didn’t have shallots. I also added a smidge of xanthan gum , since it appeared a tad watery.


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    A happy BGE family in Houston, TX.
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