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Holiday Special Easy Grilling for Meat Lovers

Chef Melody Shammam stops by the Fox 5 Morning News set to discuss alternative ideas for grilling on the 4th of July. Grilled Lamb Chops are perfect for a summer barbeque and she suggests preparing a Greek salad or yogurt to go with them. Honey Mustard Herb Grilled Chicken is a perfect combination of sour and sweet flavors with a hint of fresh herbs.
For the honey mustard herb grilled chicken
  Chicken breast boneless skinless 3 Pound
  White onion 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), finely chopped
  Extra virgin olive oil 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Fresh lemon juice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Dijon mustard 2 Tablespoon
  Honey 3 Tablespoon
  Salt 2 Teaspoon
  Black pepper 1 Teaspoon
  Fresh oregano 1 Tablespoon, finely chopped
  Fresh thyme leaves 1 Teaspoon
  Fresh rosemary 1 Teaspoon, finely chopped
  Fresh chives 1 Teaspoon, finely chopped
For the grilled lamb chops
  Lamb loin chops 2 1⁄2 Pound
  Garlic 4 Clove (20 gm), mince
  Fresh mint 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), finely chopped
  Fresh oregano 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), finely chopped
  Fresh lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Extra virgin olive oil 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Sea salt To Taste
  Fresh ground pepper To Taste
For the yogurt sauce
  Plain yogurt 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Sour cream 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Shallot 1 Tablespoon, mince
  Pepper To Taste


1. Pound the chicken to ½ inch thickness using a mallet.
2. Prepare a barbeque on medium heat.

3. In a bowl combine white onion, olive oil, lemon juice, salt and pepper.
4. Whisk in the honey, oregano, thyme, rosemary and chives, mix until well combined.
5. Place the chicken breast in the pyrex dish and pour the marinade on top, turn to coat.
6. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for an hour or overnight.
7. Once the barbeque is ready place the chicken breast on it and discard the marinade.
8. Grill until golden brown for 6-8 minutes; keep turning the chicken every 8-10 minutes.
9. Remove from heat and let the chicken rest for five minutes.

10. Serve with fresh salad on the side.


1. Season the lamb chops with salt and pepper, set aside.
2. Prepare a barbeque on medium high heat.

3. In a small bowl whisk garlic, mint, oregano, lemon juice, and olive oil.
4. Pour the mixture in the baking dish and place the lamb chops.
5. Coat the lamb chops with the mixture and allow it to rest for 15 minutes.
6. Once the barbeque is ready grill the lamb chops to desired doneness about 6-7 minutes each side.
7. In the meantime make the yogurt sauce, in a bowl combine yogurt, sour cream, and shallots.
8. Add salt and pepper to taste, set aside.

9. Serve the Grilled Lamb Chops with yogurt sauce on the side.

Things You Will Need
medium sized (about 3 qt) Pyrex dish
glass baking dish

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Bit Difficult
Preparation Time: 
60 Minutes
Cook Time: 
50 Minutes
Ready In: 
110 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 807 Calories from Fat 449

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 49 g75.2%

Saturated Fat 8.4 g41.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 225 mg75%

Sodium 734.2 mg30.6%

Total Carbohydrates 14 g4.7%

Dietary Fiber 1.4 g5.6%

Sugars 8.8 g

Protein 72 g144.5%

Vitamin A 8.3% Vitamin C 26.8%

Calcium 13.6% Iron 24.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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