Seared lamb rib chops dates Sauce

By Vuochpham
February 25, 2017
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Author Notes: Pan seared lamb chops , serve with dates sauce. The recipe for the dates sauce can be made ahead also great over pancakes or waffles. Vuochpham

Serves: 3

Dates Sauce

  • 20 Dates . Remove seeds Set 4 aside for garnish
  • 4 cups Filtered Water
  1. over high heat, in a small pot combine dates and water, bring to a boil. Let boil for 3 minutes. Reduce heat to low. Continue to cook for 30 minutes. With a fork break up the dates. Continue cooking for another 30 minutes. Set aside to cool. With a small size strainer pour dates liquid into strainer over a mixing bowl. Using the back of a dinner spoon press the dates flesh against the strainer. Once in a while scrap the bottom of the strainer to collect dates Sauce. Can be made one day ahead. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator. Yield: a little over 2 cups .

To seared lamb rib chops

  • 9 pieces Lamb rib chops
  • 9 pinches Salt Lightly sprinkle
  • 9 pinches Black pepper lightly sprinkle
  • 1 teaspoon Paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon Rubbed dry sage
  • 1 teaspoon Garlic powder
  • 1 pinch Red pepper flakes
  • 1 tablespoon Butter
  • 1 tablespoon White wine
  • 2 cups Date sauce
  • 2 tablespoons Oyster sauce ( lee Kum kee brand)
  • 2 pieces Garlic cloves minced
  • 2+ tablespoons Olive oil (more if needed )
  • 2 tablespoons Fresh lemon juice
  1. In a small bowl whisk paprika, sage and garlic powder, set a side. Season lamb chops lightly with salt and black pepper and follow by the dry herb mixture on both sides of lamb. Set aside. In a skillet heat pan with 1 Tablespoons olive oil over medium high heat. When pan is hot seared lamb chops about 2-4 minutes per side . (Do not crowd meat, cook in batches. Add more oil as needed, and Cook to desired doneness) Rest cooked lamb on a plate. With the same used skillet over medium heat. Add in olive oil, toss in minced garlic and butter stir until garlic released aroma. Pour in white wine , dates sauce and oyster sauce. Sprinkle in red pepper flakes. Continuously stir liquid for one minute. Reduce heat to low. Stir in fresh lemon juice let liquid thickens another 2-3 minutes. Turn off heat Spread dates Sauce on each plate, arrange 3 lamb chops on individual serving on top of sauce. ( spoon extra dates sauce in a small bowl to dip) Garnish with chopped dates.