Grilled Lamb Recipes

Try one of these impressive lamb recipes for grilled leg of lamb, lamb chops, and lean ground lamb.

  • Grilled Apricot-stuffed Leg of Lamb
    Photo: Thomas J. Story; Styling: Dan Becker

    Grilled Apricot-stuffed Leg of Lamb

    The dried apricots swell and soften with the Moroccan-spiced juices of the roasting lamb.Ras el hanout is a Moroccan spice mix available at upscale grocery stores or Middle Eastern markets. You can make your own blend with ground cardamom, coriander, ginger, turmeric,  freshly ground black pepper, cinnamon, nutmeg, saffron, allspice, cloves, and mace.

    Recipe: Grilled Apricot-stuffed Leg of Lamb

     

     

  • Grilled Lamb Chops with Roasted Summer Squash & Chimichurri
    Photo: John Autry; Styling: Cindy Barr

    Grilled Lamb Chops with Roasted Summer Squash & Chimichurri

    Dress up grilled lamb chops for summer by serving them with roasted yellow squash and zucchini and topping with a tangy, fresh parsley sauce.

    Recipe: Grilled Lamb Chops with Roasted Summer Squash and Chimichurri

  • Butterflied Leg of Lamb with Pesto Aioli
    Tim Turner

    Butterflied Leg of Lamb with Pesto Aioli

    Leg of lamb is a little like roast beef in that it is best served warm, but it also tastes mighty good at room temperature. Pesto alone is a classic accompaniment for grilled lamb.

    Recipe: Butterflied Leg of Lamb with Pesto Aioli

     

     

  • Grilled Rack of Lamb with Saffron Rice

    Grilled Rack of Lamb with Saffron Rice

    Online reviewers rave about the superb flavor of the tender lamb, and declare this a perfect recipe for a dinner party.

    Recipe: Grilled Rack of Lamb with Saffron Rice

  • Grilled Lamb Loin with Cabernet-Mint Sauce and Garlic Mashed Potatoes

    Grilled Lamb Loin with Cabernet-Mint Sauce and Garlic Mashed Potatoes

    Show off your culinary prowess with this chef-inspired recipe featuring tender lamb slices served over a bed of creamy mashed potatoes accompanied by a rich wine sauce.

    Recipe: Grilled Lamb Loin with Cabernet-Mint Sauce and Garlic Mashed Potatoes

  • Rosemary Grilled Lamb Chops

    Rosemary Grilled Lamb Chops

    Simplicity shines in this super-flavorful lamb chop recipe that has only 6 ingredients. You can marinate the chops a day ahead, and then grill for about 6 minutes for an easy weeknight entrée.

    Recipe: Rosemary Grilled Lamb Chops

  • Grilled Lamb Chops with Lemon-Tarragon Aioli and Orange Gremolata

    Grilled Lamb Chops with Lemon-Tarragon Aioli and Orange Gremolata

    The chops are simply seasoned with olive oil, salt and pepper, but the over-the-top flavor comes from the lemon mayonnaise topping and the sprinkling of parsley, garlic, and orange rind.

    Recipe: Grilled Lamb Chops with Lemon-Tarragon Aioli and Orange Gremolata

  • Slow-Grilled Leg of Lamb

    Slow-Grilled Leg of Lamb

    Rub the leg of lamb with an herbed mustard paste, marinate for at least 2 hours, then cook slowly over a low temperature to get the best flavor and juiciest meat.

    Recipe: Slow-Grilled Leg of Lamb

  • Curry- and Ginger-Rubbed Lamb Chops with Apricot-Lime Sauce

    Curry- and Ginger-Rubbed Lamb Chops with Apricot-Lime Sauce

    Several of our online reviewers said that the tangy sweet sauce was so good that they wanted to lick the plates. The Indian-inspired curry-ginger rub and the apricot sauce are versatile enough to be used on pork chops as well as lamb.

    Recipe: Curry- and Ginger-Rubbed Lamb Chops with Apricot-Lime Sauce

  • Greek-Style Lamb

    Greek-Style Lamb

    This easy weeknight lamb dish is ready in less than 30 minutes. While the lamb is grilling, steam a pouch of rice in the microwave, and let your family know that "dinner is served."

    Recipe: Greek-Style Lamb

  • Lamb Burgers with Fennel Salad

    Lamb Burgers with Fennel Salad

    Take a break from beef burgers and make patties with ground lamb and turkey breast, Greek seasoning, feta cheese and olives. Serve in pita rounds instead of buns, and top with a Mediterranean salad of fennel and mint combined with yogurt, sour cream, and a bit of honey.

    Recipe: Lamb Burgers with Fennel Salad

  • Greek Lamb with Herbs and Garlic

    Greek Lamb with Herbs and Garlic

    Insert garlic cloves into the leg of lamb and marinate overnight in a mixture of red wine, lemon juice, thyme and rosemary for maximum flavor.

    Recipe: Greek Lamb with Herbs and Garlic

  • Spicy Kofte

    Spicy Kofte

    This ground lamb mixture grilled on skewers is a specialty of the Mediterranean coast of Turkey. Combine the lamb with onions, herbs, and bread and blend in a food processor. The bread serves as a binder so that you can shape the mixture into logs and place on the skewers.

    Recipe: Spicy Kofte

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