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Grilled Lamb Chops with Lavender Salt

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

Cooking Light JUNE 2005

  • Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 2 chops)


  • 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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 239
  • Fat: 28.9g
  • Saturated fat: 3.8g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 6.8g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.9g
  • Protein: 28.7g
  • Carbohydrate: 0.4g
  • Fiber: 0.1g
  • Cholesterol: 90mg
  • Iron: 1.9mg
  • Sodium: 551mg
  • Calcium: 20mg

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