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: 549 kcal
Parmesan Garlic Lamb Chops are an easy and tasty Easter dinner recipe made with just bread crumbs, lemon zest and pecorino romano. 


  • 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


  1. 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.
  2. Rinse lamb chops with cold water and pat dry.
  3. Crust both sides of lamb chops in bread crumb mixture.
  4. Heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil over medium-high heat.
  5. Add 2-3 lamb chops to the frying pan, being careful that they have enough space and are not crowded.
  6. Cook for 2-3 minutes on each side, waiting for crust to lightly brown.
  7. Remove and set aside. Add additional oil and repeat with remaining lamb chops.
  8. Serve hot over Mint Lemon Couscous.
  9. If you've tried this recipe, come back and let us know how it was!
Nutrition Facts
Parmesan Garlic Lamb Chops
Amount Per Serving
Calories 549 Calories from Fat 450
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 50g 77%
Saturated Fat 16g 80%
Cholesterol 388mg 129%
Sodium 1112mg 46%
Potassium 1641mg 47%
Total Carbohydrates 11g 4%
Protein 128g 256%
Vitamin A 0.6%
Vitamin C 2.7%
Calcium 11.8%
Iron 66.6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.