Rosemary Grilled Lamb Chops with Mint Apple Sauce

July 6, 2016

Author Notes: These New Zealand lamb chops coated with garlic and rosemary, then simply grilled. The homemade mint apple sauce is also 1000x better than store bought mint jelly. Together, they're highly addictive. Lisa Bryan

Makes: 8 lamb chops


Mint Apple Sauce

  • 1/2 cup packed mint leaves
  • 3 sprigs flat leaf parsley, leaves only
  • 1 Granny Smith apple, cored and sliced
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice

Lamb Chops

  • 1 rack of lamb
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 teaspoons fresh rosemary, finely chopped
  • salt and pepper, to taste
In This Recipe


  1. Add all of the sauce ingredients into a food processor and pulse until well combined. Place the sauce in a glass jar and store in the refrigerator until needed.
  2. Slice the rack of lamb into individual chops. Place the olive oil, garlic and rosemary into a glass baking dish and stir together. Place the chops into the baking dish, coat both sides and marinate for 30 minutes.
  3. Heat a grill on medium-high heat. Place the lamb chops on the grill for approximately 3 minutes each side. Let the chops sit for a few minutes before serving with the mint apple sauce.

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