Grilled Oregano-Lemon Lamb Chops With Orzo

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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 683 calories
    • Fat 18 g
    • Sat Fat 7 g
    • Cholesterol 88 mg
    • Sodium 157 mg
    • Protein 43 mg
    • Carbohydrate 86 g
    • Fiber 4 g
    • Iron 6 mg
    • Calcium 44 mg
  • February 2001

Ingredients

  1. Check 8 4-ounce lamb rib chops (or 4 8-ounce loin chops)
  2. Check 1/3cup olive oil
  3. Check 2 whole lemons, thinly sliced
  4. Check 2tablespoons chopped fresh oregano (or 2 teaspoons dried oregano)
  5. Check 1/2 teaspoon salt
  6. Check 1/4teaspoon ground pepper
  7. Check 1 pound orzo
  8. Check 1 large tomato, chopped

Directions

  1. Combine all the ingredients except the orzo and the tomato in a shallow dish. Marinate in the refrigerator for 2 to 3 hours.
  2. In a large stove-top grill pan or in the broiler, grill the rib chops 2 to 3 minutes per side for medium rare, 4 to 5 minutes for medium to medium well. (For loin chops, grill 5 to 6 minutes for medium rare, 7 to 8 minutes for medium to medium well.)
  3. Meanwhile, prepare the orzo according to the package instructions for 4 servings. Add the tomato, stir, and season to taste with salt. Serve hot with the chops, accompanied by Tsatsiki.