Lamb is readily available in most supermarkets. The freshest lamb will have soft pink and red flesh with marbling throughout. Avoid anything that looks grey in color.
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Wrap the lamb in it in its original packaging, airtight, with plastic wrap or aluminum foil. From there, you can also place the meat in an airtight freezer bag to prevent freezer burn. Chops and loins fare best when wrapped individually.
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Lamb can be defrosted in three ways. As with most meat, refrigeration is the most effective, albeit slowest method. Lamb meat defrosted in the fridge can actually be re-frozen before or after cooking, though there may be a loss of moisture. If you're in a pinch, lamb can be defrosted in the microwave, or placed in a bowl of cold water (which should be replaced every 30 minutes).
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This easy recipe from Top Chef season 9 contestant Ed Lee starts with marinating lamb loin chops in an odd but harmonious mixture of bourbon, fish sauce, honey, soy sauce, garlic, coriander, and white pepper. The chops are marinated right in the dish they bake in, simplifying prep and cleanup. After 20 minutes in the oven, the lamb chops will be cooked to a perfect medium-rare, and there will be lots of savory sauce to spoon over steamed rice.