Barnsley chop is prepared from the saddle of lamb and is essentially a slice from the saddle roast. It is effectively a double loin chop.

Barnsley chop

What's Barnsley chop

Barnsley chop is prepared from the saddle of lamb and is essentially a slice from the saddle roast. It is effectively a double loin chop.

How Can I Cook It?

A Barnsley chop is best grilled, griddled or pan-fried - it is quite large, so is perfect for those with a hearty appetite. Cook them for 6-8 minutes each side depending on thickness.

What Else Could I Use?

For a smaller but still meaty chop, try valentine steaks, loin chops or chump steaks or chops.

Did You Know?

The Barnsley Chop is believed to have originated at Brooklands Hotel, in Barnsley, where it is still served, though some claim it was the Kings Head pub in Barnsley.