Greek Lamb Chops

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

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 40 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

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.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
270
(
Calories from Fat
150),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
17g
17%
(Saturated Fat
6g,
6%
Trans Fat
1g
1%
),
Cholesterol
95mg
95%;
Sodium
490mg
490%;
Total Carbohydrate
2g
2%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
0g
0%
),
Protein
27g
27%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
4%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
15%;
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.