Lamb chops marinated in garlic, rosemary, thyme, and olive oil then pan-seared on the stovetop to create a wonderfully flavorful crust.


▢2 pounds lamb chops, cut ¾” thick, 4 pieces
▢kosher salt, for seasoning
▢black pepper, for seasoning
▢1 tablespoon minced garlic

▢2 teaspoons chopped rosemary
▢2 teaspoons chopped thyme
▢½ teaspoon chopped parsley
▢¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil, divided
US Customary
Season both sides of the lamb chop generously with salt and pepper.
Combine garlic, rosemary, thyme, parsley, and 2 tablespoons olive oil in a small bowl.
Rub the paste on both sides of the lamb chops and let them marinate for at least 30 minutes at room temperature.
Heat a large 12-inch frying pan over medium-high heat. Add 2 tablespoons olive oil, once hot add in the lamb chops.
Sear until the surface is browned, about 2 to 3 minutes.
Flip and cook until meat reaches an internal temperature of 125°F (51°C) medium-rare, or 135°F (57°C) for medium, about 3 to 4 minutes.
Rest lamb chops for 10 minutes before serving.
Cast Iron Skillet
Instant-Read Thermometer
Marinate the lamb chops in the refrigerator if not cooking within 1 hour.
The chops can be marinated for up to 24 hours.


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