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Barbecued Lamb Chops With Herbs

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Ingredients
  Dried thyme 1 Teaspoon
  Rosemary 1 Teaspoon
  Marjoram/Oregano 1 Teaspoon
  Bay leaves 4 Small, crushed
  Paprika 1 Pinch
  Lemon 1 Large, finely grated
  Lemon 1 Large, finely grated rind and juiced
  Lamb loin 8 (Burgundy)
  Double loin lamb chops 8
  Olive oil 6 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
  Ground black pepper To Taste
  Freshly ground black pepper To Taste
  Butter 2 Tablespoon (Or More)
  Parsley sprigs 2 , finely chopped
Directions

GETTING READY
1. In a small bowl, combine herbs, paprika and grated lemon rind and mix well.
2. Sprinkle this herb mixture on both sides of each chop and rub so that it sticks onto the meat. Reserve remaining herb mixture.
3. In a large shall glass or ceramic dish, combine oil, lemon juice, salt and pepper and stir well.
4. Coat chops with marinade and arrange in a single layer.
5. Cover the dish and refrigerate for 3 to 4 hours, turning the chops occasionally to keep them coated with the marinade.

MAKING
6. Heat a coal fired grill.
7. Drain the chops discarding the marinade.
8. Arrange chops on hot grill and barbecue for 10 to 15 minutes per side until cooked according to preference. The chops should be lightly charred.
9. Just before removing chops from grill, throw a generous pinch of reserved herb mixture on to the coals, which will result in smoke imparting a delicious flavor to the meat.

SERVING
10. Top chops with generous dollop of butter
11. Garnish with parsley.
12. Serve the chops immediately

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Barbecue
Ingredient: 
Lamb
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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