Close up of crusted lamb chops

Parmesan Garlic Lamb Chops

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Greek
Keyword: lamb chop recipe, lamb lollipop, pan fried lamb chops
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 2
Calories: 549kcal
Parmesan Garlic Lamb Chops are an easy and tasty Easter dinner recipe made with just bread crumbs, lemon zest and pecorino romano. 
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  • 6 lamb chops
  • 1/4 cup seasoned bread crumbs
  • 1 tablespoon pecorino romano cheese , finely grated
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 2 garlic cloves , pressed or finely minced
  • 2-3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • Mint Lemon Couscous


  • In a large pie plate or other flat bowl, combine seasoned bread crumbs, grate cheese, lemon zest, black pepper, fine sea salt and freshly minced garlic.
  • Rinse lamb chops with cold water and pat dry.
  • Crust both sides of lamb chops in bread crumb mixture.
  • Heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil over medium-high heat.
  • Add 2-3 lamb chops to the frying pan, being careful that they have enough space and are not crowded.
  • Cook for 2-3 minutes on each side, waiting for crust to lightly brown.
  • Remove and set aside. Add additional oil and repeat with remaining lamb chops.
  • Serve hot over Mint Lemon Couscous.
  • If you've tried this recipe, come back and let us know how it was!


Calories: 549kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 128g | Fat: 50g | Saturated Fat: 16g | Cholesterol: 388mg | Sodium: 1112mg | Potassium: 1641mg | Vitamin A: 30IU | Vitamin C: 2.2mg | Calcium: 118mg | Iron: 12mg