South of France

LFK Lamb Chops!

LFK Lamb chops!

Rub the lamb in SOF on all sides.  Add 3 parts extra virgin olive oil to 1 part red wine vinegar, and lamb to a gallon zip lock bag and refrigerate.  Allow to marinate for at least 2 hours or more. Marinate overnight if possible.

Grilling method

Preheat one side of the grill to 500 leaving the other side on low heat

Place lamb chops fat side down on the high heat side for 7 min or until dark brown

Turn and brown other side 7 more minutes

Then place on off heat side of the grill and cover 10 min for medium rare 12 min for medium

Remove lamb from grill and allow to rest for 7 min before cutting the meat

Pan Roasted method

Preheat oven to 450

Place stainless steel or cast iron pan on high heat with layer of olive oil 1/8 inch deep

When oil begins to dance or smoke sear lamb chops fat side down for 5 to 7 min until properly seared

Then flip chops and place in oven for 10 to 12 min for medium rare or 15 min for medium

Pull lamb from oven and allow meat to rest on a plate with drippings for 10 min before cutting