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Grilled Oregano-Lemon Lamb Chops With Orzo

Grilled Oregano-Lemon Lamb Chops With Orzo
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  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.
By March, 2001

Nutritional Information

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

Quick Tip

Corn on the cob
American lamb, because it is corn fed, is milder in flavor than Australian or New Zealand lamb, which is grass fed.

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