Greek Lamb Chops

Greek Lamb Chops

Skillet lamb chops - perfect for Greek cuisine that can be ready in 40 minutes!

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

40

Minutes

Makes

4

servings

4
lamb shoulder, arm or loin chops, about 1/2 inch thick (about 6 oz each)
1
teaspoon dried oregano leaves
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
4
cloves garlic, finely chopped (1 tablespoon)
1
tablespoon olive or vegetable oil
1/2
cup chicken broth
1
tablespoon lemon juice
1
tablespoon butter or margarine
1/4
cup sliced pitted Kalamata or ripe olives
2
tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
2
tablespoons crumbled feta cheese
  1. Sprinkle both sides of lamb with oregano, salt and pepper. Press garlic into lamb.
  2. In 12-inch skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Cook lamb in oil 4 to 6 minutes, turning once, until brown.
  3. Add broth to skillet; reduce heat to medium-low. Cover and cook 8 to 10 minutes, turning once, until lamb is tender. Remove lamb from skillet; keep warm.
  4. Heat liquid in skillet to boiling. Boil 1 to 2 minutes or until slightly reduced. Stir in lemon juice and butter. Cook and stir just until slightly thickened. Stir in olives and parsley. Spoon sauce over lamb. Top with cheese.
Makes 4 servings

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 270
    • (Calories from Fat 150),
  • Total Fat 17g
    • (Saturated Fat 6g,
    • Trans Fat 1g),
  • Cholesterol 95mg;
  • Sodium 490mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 2g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 0g),
  • Protein 27g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 0 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 4 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 0;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.