Herb and Garlic Lamb Chops Recipe

Herb and Garlic Lamb Chops Recipe

Herb and garlic lamb chops recipe

If you are trying this for the first time then it will be a perfect time for you in the kitchen. This way you will have a great confidence in your cooking because this simple herb and garlic lamb chops recipe is easy to cook and give a wonderful taste.

This is kind of Greek-inspired recipe that is really amazing in taste. The easily cooked lamb chops are fully loaded with great tenderness and flavor that gives a fancy taste when served hot.


You can call this a basic side dish and it is perfectly paired with grilled vegetables on your choice or any other side dish that you’re interested to eat on a day when you like.

If you are not having much experience with these little chops dish then it is going to one of your favorites in no time.

Herb and Garlic Lamb Chops Recipe
by Swati M.

Herb and Garlic Lamb Chops Recipe

  • Course Side Dish
  • Cuisine Western
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 People
Calories 170 kcal


  • 8 lamb rib chops
  • 1/4 cup of olive oil
  • 2 tbsp of fresh rosemary
  • 1 tbsp of fresh chopped basil leaves
  • 2 minced cloves of garlic
  • Zest of a lemon
  • 1 tbsp of chopped thyme
  • Black pepper
  • Kosher salt


  1. Take a bowl and add chopped basil leaves, chopped thyme, chopped rosemary, minced garlic, olive oil, 1/2 tsp of black pepper, 1 tsp of salt and zest of lemon. Mix it well.
  2. Now, take one by one lamb chops and dip into the mixture to coat evenly on each part of the lamb chops. Once done with all the chops shift it to refrigerator to marinate for 4 hours. If you are in hurry then let it marinate for at least 30 minutes.

  3. Preheat the grill for medium-high flame.

  4. Now, onto the grill grates shift the lamb chops and let it cook for 5 minutes then flip the other side and let the other side cook as well for 5 minute. Now, you can flip again and cook for one minute and cook the other side as well for a minute.

    (You may flip again and cook for a minute to both the side if not properly cooked.) If the chops temperature reaches to 145 to 155 it means it is perfectly cooked now.

  5. If it has come to your desired doneness then take the lamb chops off the flame. Now use a foil and make a tent over the grilled lamb chops and let the meat rest for 5 to 6 minutes. This way it becomes tender and comes to eatable temperature.

    Serve it with your favorite side dish or any of the grilled vegetables that you like.

Recipe Notes

  • Resting the lamb chops at the end is very necessary step for this delicious recipe. When you make a tent using a foil paper and let the mean rest this is the right time for meat to reabsorb the juiciness and moist. It also adds fibres to the meat and makes it moist so it gives a tenderness taste with each bite.
  • The lamb is often best serve with spicy side dish or any sweet dish that you like.


Lamb is best served with the spicy side dish or any sweet recipe that you like. Some of the best possible compliments could be the apple based sauce that combines well with the herb and garlic lamb chops recipe.

Mint could be best known popular garnish ingredients to garnish this herb and garlic lamb chops recipe. You can even make the sauce and simmer it by marinating the liquids sauce. It works effectively and gives a tremendous taste.

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