Spritzed Lamb Chops

Servings 4 people


  • 1/2 cup white wine
  • 2 shallots chopped
  • 1/3 cup low sodium chicken broth
  • 4 cloves garlic pressed
  • 3 tablespoons orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 8 lamb chops


  • In a small bowl, whisk together all ingredients EXCEPT lamb chops.
  • Place lamb chops in a large zipper-topped plastic bag and pour marinade on top.
  • Seal bag and refrigerate overnight or for at least 5 hours.
  • At the time of cooking, preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Remove lamb from marinade and place in a large baking pan.
  • Cover with foil wrap and bake for 30 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and turn chops; return to oven and bake, uncovered, for 20 to 30 minutes or until cooked through.


SERVING SUGGESTION: Mashed rutabagas (mash cooked diced rutabagas with a little ghee or coconut oil, coconut milk, and ground nutmeg); add a medley of steamed baby carrots with broccoli and cauliflower florets.
NUTRITION: per serving: 628 Calories; 51g Fat; 32g Protein; 4g Carbohydrate; trace Dietary Fiber; 141mg Cholesterol; 623mg Sodium. Exchanges: 0 Grain(Starch); 4 1/2 Lean Meat; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Fruit; 7 1/2 Fat. Points: 16
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