First posted: May 12, 2013

Grilled Lamb Chops with Lemon and Rosemary Oil


Episode 2 – Catching up with old friends
Fiery Satay Chicken Skewers
Grilled Lamb Chops with Lemon & Rosemary Oil
Sides: Herbed Quinoa Salad
White chocolate and pistachio tiles



Cooks in:        Serves:4

  • 2-3 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp butter (optional)
  • Zest and juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1 Tbsp finely chopped fresh rosemary<
  • ½ tsp salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 lamb chops, about 200 g each

What to do

1. Preheat the oven’s grill to its highest setting (or get your braai/bbq ready)

2. In a pestle and mortar, crush the lemon zest, rosemary, garlic, salt and pepper together. Mix in the butter and spread this evenly over the chops before
placing them in a shallow oven-proof dish.

3. Grill the chops for 5-6 minutes on each side, or until cooked but still pink in the middle.

*Note: Recipe was doubled for the TV show

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