Grilled Lamb Chops with Marinated Potatoes
Colorful, jewel-like potatoes pair beautifully with succulent lamb.
- 12 lamb loin chops
- 1/4 cup olive oil
- 2 cloves garlic, mashed
- 2 sprigs rosemary, chopped
- 1 lemon, juiced
- Black pepper, coarsely ground
- Marinated Potatoes3/4 lb russet potatoes, cut to 1/2-inch dice, leaving skin on
- 3/4 lb Purple Majesty potatoes, cut to 1/2-inch dice, leaving skin on
- 3/4 lb Yukon gold potatoes, cut to 1/2-inch dice, leaving skin on
- 3/4 lb Mountain Rose potatoes, cut to 1/2-inch dice, leaving skin on
- 1 cup olive oil
- 2 cloves garlic, quartered
- 1 sprig rosemary, about 6 inches long
- 1 tsp sage, chopped
- 1 tsp parsley, chopped
- 2 tsp shallots, minced
- 1/2 cup California dried mission figs, thinly sliced
- 1 tsp sherry vinegar
- Kosher salt and fresh ground pepper, to taste
- Lamb ChopsRub lamb with olive oil, garlic, rosemary, lemon juice, and black pepper. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 4 hours to marinate.
- Marinated PotatoesIn an 8 x 1-inch oblong baking dish, combine potatoes, oil, garlic and, rosemary sprig; roast at 250°F for 2 hours or until potatoes are tender.
- When potatoes are done, remove and discard the rosemary sprig and the garlic. Drain excess olive oil and discard. Gently combine sage, parsley, shallots, figs, and sherry vinegar. For a more tangy flavor, add additional vinegar. Set aside.
- Lightly salt and pepper the lamb chops to taste. Place on hot grill; cook 4 to 5 minutes per side or until desired degree of doneness.
- Spoon approximately 3/4 cup marinated potatoes onto serving plate and arrange lamb chops on top. Garnish with fresh herbs.
Calories from Fat 169 (46%)
(29%)Total Fat 19g
(21%)Saturated Fat 4g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 12g
Total Carbohydrate 29g
(10%)Dietary Fiber 3g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
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