Oven-Baked Lamb Loin Chops Recipe



    • ¼ cup olive oil — divided
    • 8 lamb loin chops
    • 1 tsp salt
    • ¼ tsp black pepper
    • 1 tsp minced garlic
    • ½ tsp thyme


      1. Remove the lamb chops from fridge and let them sit at room temperature for 20 minutes.
      2. Preheat oven to 200 degrees C.
      3. Drizzle some olive oil on both sides of the lamb chops and season with salt, black pepper, garlic and thyme.
      4. Heat 1 tbsp of olive oil in a large oven-safe skillet.
      5. Add the chops and cook for 2-3 minutes per side, until brown.
      6. Transfer to the oven and cook for at least 10 minutes for rare, 15 minutes for medium and 20-22 minutes for well done.
      7. Remove from the oven, let the chops rest in the pan for 5 minutes, then serve.