Citrus Crazed Lamb

Servings 4 Serves


  • 3/4 cup orange juice
  • 1/4 cup cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic pressed
  • 2 teaspoons dried thyme
  • 4 teaspoons freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon sea salt
  • 10 loin lamb chops


  • DO-AHEAD TIP: Marinate lamb chops overnight or for at least 4 hours (see recipe).
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together first 7 ingredients (orange juice through salt).
  • Place lamb chops in a large zipper-topped plastic bag; pour marinade on top. Seal bag, turn to coat and refrigerate overnight or for at least 4 hours.
  • Preheat outdoor grill to MEDIUM-HIGH. Remove lamb chops from marinade, discarding marinade and bag.
  • Grill chops for 4 minutes per side or until done.


SERVING SUGGESTION: Steamed green beans and steamed baby carrots.
NUTRITION: per serving: 583 Calories; 32g Fat; 63g Protein; 9g Carbohydrate; 1g Dietary Fiber; 198mg Cholesterol; 1616mg Sodium. Exchanges: 0 Grain(Starch); 9 Lean Meat; 0 Vegetable; 1/2 Fruit; 2 1/2 Fat; 0 Other Carbohydrates. Points: 15
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