+

Easy Sear-Roasted Lamb Loin Chops

Ingredients (4)

  • 4 lamb loin chops (1 1/4 inches thick)
  • Kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
Try Amazon Fresh

Get fresh food news delivered to your inbox

Sign up for our newsletter to receive the latest tips, tricks, recipes and more, sent twice a week.

One pan is all you need to get juicy, flavorful lamb chops. Don’t forget to rest the chops after they come out of the oven—you don’t want the juices to dribble out all over the plate. Serve with Cilantro-Almond Couscous for an easy weeknight meal.

Tips for Lamb

Instructions

  1. 1Heat the oven to 400°F and arrange a rack in the middle.
  2. 2Pat the lamb chops dry with paper towels, then season generously all over with salt and pepper.
  3. 3Place a thin film of oil in the bottom of a large ovenproof frying pan and heat over medium-high heat until smoking. Add the lamb chops and cook undisturbed until a golden-brown crust forms on the bottom, about 3 minutes. Flip and cook undisturbed until the second side is golden brown and crusty, about 3 minutes more.
  4. 4Transfer the pan to the oven and roast until the chops register 130°F on an instant-read thermometer for medium rare, about 8 to 10 minutes. Remove from the oven and transfer the chops to a cutting board or serving platter. Tent with foil and let rest 5 minutes before serving.
Easy Sear-Roasted Lamb Loin Chops
Load Comments

Recommended from Chowhound

6 Budget-Friendly BBQ Tips to Save Money When Grilling This Summer
Guides

6 Budget-Friendly BBQ Tips to Save Money When Grilling This Summer

by Anna Hecht | If you're looking for ways to save money this summer while still cooking out, these affordable grilling...

17 Canning Recipes to Capture Peak Season Produce
Recipe Round-Ups

17 Canning Recipes to Capture Peak Season Produce

by Caitlin M. O'Shaughnessy | Home canning is not as complicated as you might think. Yes, it’s something pioneer women would devote...

5 Veggie Harvest Tips to Get the Most Out of Your Garden
Guides

5 Veggie Harvest Tips to Get the Most Out of Your Garden

by Debbie Wolfe | If you've gone to the trouble of nurturing a vegetable garden, make sure to harvest it so you get...