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At medium-rare, the meat will feel soft and slightly springy when pressed with tongs or your finger. Medium lamb will be slightly firm and springy. Lamb chops cooked beyond medium doneness may be tough and dry. Remember, the meat will continue to cook during the five-minute standing time.

Jamie Miller, Maple Grove, Minnesota
Recipe by Southern Living April 2007

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Ralph Anderson; Styling: Lisa Powell Bailey

Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
cook:
14 mins
stand:
20 mins
total:
44 mins
Yield:
Makes 4 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Trim fat from edges of lamb chops to 1/8-inch thickness. Brush both sides of lamb evenly with olive oil. Sprinkle evenly with salt and pepper. Let stand 15 minutes.

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  • Grill lamb chops, covered with grill lid, over medium-high heat (350° to 400°) 4 to 5 minutes on each side (medium-rare) or to desired degree of doneness. Transfer lamb chops to a serving platter; cover loosely with aluminum foil, and let stand 5 minutes.

  • Cut orange into 8 wedges. Grill orange wedges, covered with grill lid, over medium-high heat (350° to 400°) 1 to 2 minutes on each side or until grill marks appear. Serve lamb chops with grilled orange wedges, Lemon-Tarragon Aïoli, and Orange Gremolata.

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