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Closeup of finished lamb in a cast iron with parsley and lemon for garnishes

Greek Lamb Chops

Author: Louisa Clements
3.75 from 4 votes
Authentic Greek lamb chops are pan-fried in a cast iron (or grilled) after being marinated in a traditional Greek marinade of olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, oregano and salt. Bring the flavours of Greece home with this easy recipe.
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Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 12 minutes
Marinate30 minutes
Total: 47 minutes
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Servings: 4

Ingredients

  • 8 lamb rib chops
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • ¼ cup lemon juice, plus extra for serving
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1 tsp salt

Instructions

  • In a large glass bowl, whisk olive oil with lemon juice, garlic, oregano and salt. Add lamb chops and toss to coat. Cover and marinate in the fridge for 30 minutes to 6 hours.
  • Pre-heat a cast iron skillet over medium-high heat. Add lamb chops, and cook for 2-3 minutes per side until browned and lamb reaches an internal temperature of 135F. Repeat with remaining lamb chops.

Notes

  1. To grill, preheat grill over medium-high heat. Grill, for 3-4 minutes per side until the lamb reaches an internal temperature of 135F. 
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