The loin chop comes from one side of the lumbar area of the lamb known as the saddle and is almost an entire muscle. They contain a T-shaped bone on one side is the loin muscle and the other is the tenderloin.
Loin chops are best grilled or pan-fried. They cook quickly and are ideal for a quick and tasty meal and remain really tender if not over cooked. Cook then for 6-8 minutes on each side depending on thickness.
There are lots of meaty chops or steaks available that work well griddled, grilled or pan-fried try leg steaks, noisettes, valentine steaks, Barnsley chops, chump or traditional lamb chops.
Loin chops are the lamb equivalent of the sirloin of beef.