Pan Fried Lamb Chops

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    Pan Fried Lamb Chop Recipe

    Have you been wondering how to cook lamb chops? With this recipe I will show you how to prepare amazing lamb chops in as little as 10 minutes! This will be one of the easiest dinners you ever make!

    Pan Fried Lamb Chops, are one of the easiest dinners to make! This is a easy lamb recipe to serve for Easter dinner or any other night of the year! #panfriedlampchops #lambchopsrecipe #lamblollipops savoryexperiments.com

    Pan Fried Lamb Chops, are one of the easiest dinners to make! This is a easy lamb recipe to serve for Easter dinner or any other night of the year!

    Lamb is the traditional dinner for the Easter holiday, however many families have started to veer in other less gamey and cheaper directions.

    I have also received feedback that people do not care for the traditional “lamb roast with mint jelly” option and aren’t sure of how to find a new, vibrant recipe. Others find it intimidating or time consuming. While this is true of many lamb recipes, it is not for Pan Fried Lamb Chops.

    Lamb chops offer perfect serving sizes with a low fat content and a built-in handle for easy eating. What other holiday do you get to eat with your hands? I used a vegetable packed romesco sauce that adds a smoky, spicy flavor to the crusty lamb lollipops.

    Romesco is a hearty, thick and smoky tomato-based sauce that uses nuts and bread for flavor and texture. Serve it over lamb, beef or even vegetables.

    Another bonus that makes this the best lamb chop recipe is that the lamb only takes a few minutes. Romesco can be made ahead of time and used for other meals throughout the week.

    One batch of romesco will make enough for up to 12 servings of Lamb Lollipops. If you are short on time, you can also buy Romesco online, but it is so simple, what is the point?

    Lamb Chops, also known as Lamb Lollipops, are one of the easiest dinners to make! Only 10 minutes to cook with a smoky romesco sauce and you are ready to dine!

    Lamb chops can be expensive, so typically one does not serve a large portion, no more than 2-3 per person. Most lamb is raised in the US and fresh, coming from Colorado, my home state!

    Most will serve hearty sides to accompany the lamb and plenty of appetizers to start it off.

    If you loved this lamb chops recipe, make sure you check out some of these easy side dish recipes:

     

    Pan Fried Lamb Chops, are one of the easiest dinners to make! This is a easy lamb recipe to serve for Easter dinner or any other night of the year! #panfriedlampchops #lambchopsrecipe #lamblollipops savoryexperiments.com

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    Lamb Chops, also known as Lamb Lollipops, are one of the easiest dinners to make! Only 10 minutes to cook with a smoky romesco sauce and you are ready to dine!
    Lamb Chops with Romesco
    Prep Time
    10 mins
    Cook Time
    10 mins
    Total Time
    20 mins
     
    Lamb Chops, also known as Lamb Lollipops, are one of the easiest dinners to make! Only 10 minutes to cook with a smoky romesco sauce and you are ready to dine!
    Course: Main Course, Main Dish
    Cuisine: American, Spanish
    Keyword: pan fried lamb chops
    Servings: 8
    Calories: 404 kcal
    Ingredients
    • 8 individual lamb chops 2 per person
    • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
    • 1 teaspoon fine sea salt
    • 1/2 cup unsalted butter or olive oil
    • Romesco Sauce for serving
    Instructions
    1. Start by removing Lamb Chops from your refrigerator for at least 10 minutes (just to take the chill off). Pat dry with a paper towel to remove any excess moisture. Preheat oven to 200 degrees (or "keep warm" setting).
    2. Heat a large frying pan or cast iron skillet over high. When hot, add unsalted butter or olive oil, add lamb chops. Only do half at a time to ensure you don't overcrowd the pan or bring down the temperature too much by adding a substance much cooler.
    3. Cook Lamb Chops on each side for 2-3 minutes per side depending on the thickness of your cut. Remove Lamb Chops to a baking sheet and place in the oven to keep warm. Repeat with next batch. Place completed Lamb Chops on baking sheet in the oven until ready to serve.
    4. Plate Lamb Lollipops and top with a generous portion of romesco.
    5. If you've tried this recipe, come back and let us know how it was! 

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    Nutrition Facts
    Lamb Chops with Romesco
    Amount Per Serving
    Calories 404 Calories from Fat 225
    % Daily Value*
    Total Fat 25g 38%
    Saturated Fat 6g 30%
    Cholesterol 128mg 43%
    Sodium 390mg 16%
    Potassium 535mg 15%
    Protein 41g 82%
    Calcium 2%
    Iron 21.4%
    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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