Grilled Lamb Chops with Lavender Salt

Garlic is sautéed in oil and discarded, leaving behind the essence of garlic flavor without overpowering the delicate lavender


4 servings (serving size: 2 chops)

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Cooking Light

Nutritional Information

Calories 239
Fat 28.9 g
Satfat 3.8 g
Monofat 6.8 g
Polyfat 0.9 g
Protein 28.7 g
Carbohydrate 0.4 g
Fiber 0.1 g
Cholesterol 90 mg
Iron 1.9 mg
Sodium 551 mg
Calcium 20 mg


1 tablespoon kosher salt
2 teaspoons dried lavender flowers
1 tablespoon olive oil
3 garlic cloves, halved
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
8 (4-ounce) lamb loin chops, trimmed


Place salt and lavender in a spice or coffee grinder; process until ground.

Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add garlic; cook 2 minutes or until golden. Remove garlic from pan; discard. Sprinkle 1 teaspoon salt mixture and pepper over chops. Add chops to pan; cook 3 minutes on each side or until desired degree of doneness. Serve with additional lavender salt, if desired.


J. Weir,

Cooking Light

June 2005
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