"Everything I eat has been proved by some doctor or other to be a deadly poison, and everything I don't eat has been proved to be indispensable for life. But I go marching on."--George Bernard Shaw

Spice-Rubbed Lamb Chops Recipe

  Tried it? Rate this Recipe:


This recipe for Spice-Rubbed Lamb Chops, by , is from A Collection of Recipes, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Amber Danner
Added: Sunday, January 11, 2009


1 tsp. shredded orange peel
1 tsp. ground cinnamon
1/4 tsp. ground cumin
1/8 tsp. salt
8 lamb rib chops, cut 1 inch thick (1 3/4 lb. total), frenched, if desired
2 tsp. olive oil
1 medium carrot, halved lengthwise and sliced
1/2 c. chopped onion
1/2 c. water
1-14.5 oz. can diced tomatoes
3/4 c. canned chickpeas (garbanzo beans), rinsed and drained
1/2 c. whole-wheat couscous
1/4 c. snipped fresh Italian (flat-leaf) parsley
Orange wedges

In bowl combine orange peel, cinnamon, cumin, and salt. Trim fat from lamb chops. Rub orange peel mixture over both sides of chops. In 12-inch nonstick skillet heat oil over medium-high heat. Add lamb chops. Reduce heat to medium. Cook 9-11 minutes for medium, turning halfway through. Remove from skillet. Keep warm. Add carrot and onion to skillet; cook and stir 3 minutes. Slowly add water, undrained tomatoes, and chickpeas. Bring to boiling. Stir in couscous. Top with chops. Remove from heat. Let stand 5 minutes. Transfer lamb chops to platter. Fluff couscous with fork. Serve with lamb chops. Sprinkle couscous with parsley. Serve with orange wedges.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:




Learn more about the process to create a cookbook -- or
Start your own personal family cookbook right now!  Here's to good eating!

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!


Bookmark and Share




Cookbooks are great for Holiday Gifts, Wedding Gifts, Bridal Shower ideas and Family Reunions!

*Recipes and photos entered into the Family Cookbook Project are provided by the submitting contributors. All rights are retained by the contributor. Please contact us if you believe copyright violations have occurred.

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!