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Garam Masala and Chile Crusted Lamb Chops with Mint Chimichurri

Posted on November 23, 2014 at 7:25 PM Comments comments (0)

Garam Masala and Chile Crusted Lamb Chops

with Mint Chimichurri


These lamb chops are seasoned with Indian spices that go so well with each other. It's no wonder these Garam Masala and Chile Crusted Lamb Chops with Mint Chimichurri will have your guests asking for more.


Lamb Chops with Mint Chimichurri Seen Above with Curried Pumpkin Puree, Cranberry Sauce,

White Asparagus, Pee-wee Potatoes and Fried Brussels Sprout Leaves



Servings: 2

Prep Time: 10 Minutes

Cook Time: 10-15 Minutes

By: Chef Hallie Norvet


Ingredients:

Chimichurri:

1/2 Cup Finely Chopped Mint

1/4 Cup Finely Chopped Curly Parsley

1/2 tsp Chile Flake

2 Garlic Cloves, Finely Chopped

2 Tablespoons Red Wine Vinegar

6 Tablespoons Olive Oil



Lamb:

6 Lamb Chops, Trimmed and Frenched

Salt and Pepper

1 tsp Garam Masala

1/4 tsp Ground Red Pepper

2 Tablespoons Olive Oil



Directions:

Chimichurri:

Mix all ingredients together in a medium sized bowl. Allow to marinate for at least 1 hour.


Lamb:

Pre-heat oven to 375. Pat dry chops with a paper towel. Season with salt and pepper on both sides. Next, evenly distribute garam masla and red pepper onto each side of the lamb chop. When all lamb chops are seasoned, you can pre-heat a large skillet over medium high heat. Once the pan is hot, add 2 Tablespoons olive oil. Gently place each chop into the pan with tongs. Allow to sear on each side for 1 minute until crispy and caramelized brown. Remove lamb chops from pan and place onto a sheet tray. Continue cooking in oven for 5 minutes until chops are medium rare. Cook an additonal 2 minutes for medum chops.


Allow to chops to rest for 5 minutes then drizzle with chimichurri. Enjoy!