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Lamb Chops with Greek
Lemon-Garlic Marinade

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon finely shredded lemon peel
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon snipped fresh oregano or 1 teaspoon dried oregano, crushed
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper
  • 8 lamb rib or loin chops, cut 1/2 inch thick

Instructions

  1. For marinade: In a small bowl, combine oil, lemon peel, lemon juice, oregano, garlic and black pepper.
  2. Trim fat from chops. Place chops in a self-sealing plastic bag set in a shallow dish. Pour marinade over chops and seal bag.
  3. Marinate in the refrigerator for 2 to 4 hours, turning bag occasionally.
  4. Drain chops, discarding marinade.
  5. Heat broiler. Place chops on the unheated rack of a broiler pan. Broil 3 to 4 inches from heat for 10 to 15 minutes for medium (160 degrees F), turning meat over after half the broiling time.
  6. Transfer to a serving platter.

Yield: 4 servings