Grilled Oregano-Lemon Lamb Chops With Orzo

Grilled Oregano-Lemon Lamb Chops With Orzo
Susie Cushner
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preparation
15
minutes
cooking
150
minutes
Serves 4

Ingredients

8
4-ounce lamb rib chops (or 4 8-ounce loin chops)
1/3
cup
olive oil
2
whole lemons, thinly sliced
2
tablespoons
chopped fresh oregano (or 2 teaspoons dried oregano)
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon
ground pepper
1
pound orzo
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.
Rori Spinelli-Trovato
February 2001

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 683
  • Calcium 44 mg
  • Carbohydrate 86 g
  • Cholesterol 88 mg
  • Fat 18 g
  • Fiber 4 g
  • Iron 6 mg
  • Protein 43 mg
  • Sat Fat 7 g
  • Sodium 157 mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101.

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