Sticky Maple-Glazed Lamb Chops Sticky Maple-Glazed Lamb Chops

Sticky Maple-Glazed Lamb Chops

These tasty lamb chops are simply seasoned with salt, pepper and fresh lemon zest then grilled and brushed with a mix of maple syrup or honey, balsamic vinegar and ground cinnamon. The chops are served with a delicious tabbouleh or bulghur  wheat salad.

prep time
5 mins

cook time
15 minutes

serves
2 people

Ingredients

  • 4 lamb chops or cutlets
  • Grated zest of 1 lemon
  • 2 tablespoons good balsamic or red wine vinegar
  • 2–3 tablespoons maple syrup or honey
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Extra lemon zest, to garnish

Method

1. Season the chops and coat with the lemon zest all over.
2. Cook under a preheated moderate grill or prepared BBQ for 5–7 minutes on each side.
3. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, mix the vinegar, maple syrup or honey and cinnamon together.
4. Brush the chops with the glaze on both sides. Return and cook for a further 1–2 minutes on each side.
5. Garnish the chops with the extra lemon zest and serve on a bed of grained salad.

Tips:

Substitute the lamb chops or cutlets with lamb leg steaks.