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Under 30 Minutes

Under 30 Minutes

Grilled Lamb Chops with Garam Masala

Garam masala is an Indian spice blend available in specialty stores and some supermarkets. To make your own, mix together 1/2 teaspoon each of ground pepper, cinnamon, cardamom, cumin, and coriander, along with a generous pinch of cloves.

  • prep: 5 mins
    total time: 20 mins
  • servings: 4

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons garam masala
  • 2 teaspoons coarse salt
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 4 lamb shoulder chops (each 6 to 7 ounces and 3/4 inches thick)
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • Cilantro sprigs, for garnish

Directions

  1. Step 1

    Heat grill or grill pan to medium-high heat. In a bowl, combine garam masala, salt, and pepper. Place lamb chops on a baking sheet or platter, and drizzle with oil; rub chops to coat evenly all over. Sprinkle tops of chops with half the spice mixture, and gently rub onto meat. Turn chops over; repeat with remaining spice mixture.

  2. Step 2

    Grill chops until they reach desired doneness, about 3 minutes per side for medium-rare. Serve immediately, garnished with cilantro.

Source
Martha Stewart's Dinner at Home

Reviews (1)

  • 1 Sep, 2012

    This was absolutely lovely! My boyfriend loves lamb and he flipped for it. We served it with Saffron couscous and grilled zuchinni. The 3 minutes on each side was just right. Another hit for Martha! Thanks for making me look so good!