Lebanese Lamb chops Recipe – Lebanese Special

The marinade for these lamb chops takes practically no time at all and you can decide to have it as rare or well done as you like.

Some people feel intimidated cooking lamb chops, perhaps because they worry about ruining an expensive cut of meat.

When actually, it is one of the easiest cuts of meat that can produce amazing results fast.

  • Prep Time5 min
  • Cook Time35 min
  • Total Time40 min

Lebanese Lamb chops Ingredients:

  • 1 kg lamb chops approx 8 pieces
  • For the marinade
  • 3 tablespoon regular olive oil
  • ¼ teaspoon coarse black pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon white pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon dried oregano
  • Few sprigs fresh parsley
  • Juice of half a lemon
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon sumac

How to Make Lebanese Lamb chops


To make the marinade : Finely chop the parsley and add to large bowl


Add the regular olive oil, black and white pepper, lemon juice, sumac, salt and dried oregano.


Transfer the lamb chops and rub the marinade in well, using your hands to massage.


Marinade for 24 hours or for as long as possible


To cook the lamb chops :  When you are ready to cook, take the marinated lamb chops out of the fridge for at least half an hour and allow to reach room temperature


Preheat the oven to 180C/350F


Heat up a non stick or skillet for at least five minutes until you can feel the heat when you hover your hand over


Sear the lamb chops for 2 minutes on each side until browned. Then transfer to the oven and bake 15 mins for medium rare, 30 mins for well done


Sprinkle with sumac before serving