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Luau Lamb Chops

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  Lamb chops 8 , cut 1 1/2 inches thick (With Pocket)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Marjoram 1⁄2 Teaspoon, crushed
  Bread stuffing mix 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Use Packaged Variety)
  Canned pineapple 8 Ounce (1 Can)
  Golden raisins 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Dry mustard 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground ginger 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Butter 2 Tablespoon
  Grated orange peel 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Orange juice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Cornstarch 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ginger 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon stick 1 1⁄2 Inch (1 Piece)
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Orange juice/Curacao 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Orange slices 6

1. To prepare the lamb chops sprinkle them with salt and marjoram.
2. In a bowl combine stuffing mix, undrained pineapple, raisins, dry mustard and ginger to mix well.
3. Stuff each chop lightly with the mixture and wrap any remaining stuffing in aluminum foil to bake along with chops.
4. In an oven-proof skillet brown chops well on both sides in butter and stir in orange peel and juice.
5. Bake chops and stuffing at 350°F 1 hour, or until meat is fork-tender.
6. In a saucepan, combine cornstarch, salt, ginger, cinnamon stick and water.
7. Draining the liquid from lamb chops, stir into cornstarch mixture and cook, stirring constantly, over low heat until thickened and clear.
8. To the liquid add curacao and pour over chops.

9. Garnish the chops with orange slices and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
80 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 983 Calories from Fat 564

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 63 g96.4%

Saturated Fat 2.6 g13.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 10.8 mg3.6%

Sodium 995.9 mg41.5%

Total Carbohydrates 57 g18.9%

Dietary Fiber 2 g8.1%

Sugars 25.3 g

Protein 47 g94.9%

Vitamin A 7.3% Vitamin C 35.6%

Calcium 8.4% Iron 11.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Luau Lamb Chops Recipe