Spiced Lamb Chops with Rosemary Crumbs

Spiced Lamb Chops with Rosemary Crumbs Recipe
Photo: Thayer Allyson Gowdy; Styling: Miranda Jones
Great for cocktail parties since you can eat them one-handed.

Yield:

Serves 10
Total time: 1 Hour, 30 Minutes

Recipe from

Sunset

Recipe Time

Total: 1 Hour, 30 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 146
Caloriesfromfat 54 %
Protein 15 g
Fat 8.8 g
Satfat 2.2 g
Carbohydrate 1.3 g
Fiber 0.2 g
Sodium 203 mg
Cholesterol 45 mg

Ingredients

2 frenched racks of lamb (about 2 1/2 lbs. total), cut between the bones into chops
3 tablespoons olive oil
1 large garlic clove, minced
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
1 teaspoon kosher salt, divided
1 teaspoon chopped fresh rosemary
1/2 cup plain or garlic croutons
1 teaspoon lemon zest

Preparation

1. Put lamb in a large bowl. Add oil, garlic, spices, 1/2 tsp. salt, and 1/2 tsp. rosemary, tossing to coat evenly. Chill, covered, at least 1 hour and up to 1 day ahead.

2. Pulse croutons, lemon zest, and remaining salt and rosemary in a food processor into coarse crumbs.

3. Heat grill to high heat (450° to 550°). Grill lamb, turning once, 6 to 8 minutes for medium rare. Sprinkle with crumb mixture.

Note: Nutritional analysis is per chop.

Amy Machnak,

Sunset

October 2011
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