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Dinner En Brochette

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  Zucchini 1 Small, washed, ends trimmed and cut into 8 pieces
  Shoulder lamb chops 1 1⁄2 Pound (2 chops)
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), pressed
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Dried rosemary leaves 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Cracked pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Herbed salad dressing To Taste (as required, Prepared)
  Cherry tomatoes 8
  Onion 1 Small, chopped
  Dried chervil leaves 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Butter 4 Tablespoon (1/2 stick)
  Packaged precooked rice 1 Cup (16 tbs) (for 2 servings)
  Bibb lettuce head 1⁄2 Small, washed and crisped
  Pitted ripe olives 8
  Bread 2
  Butter 1⁄8 Pound (1/2 stick, for serving)

1. Remove the bones from the chops.
2. On a meat board, pound the lamb flat with mallet or edge of saucer
3. Combine the garlic, salt, rosemary and cracked pepper and over surface of lamb
4. Slice into 1-inch wide strips and leave aside.
5. Break greens into a bowl. Top with 8 olives.
6. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
7. Preheat broiler

8. Blanch the zucchini in 1/2 cup boiling water for 3 minutes. Drain well, squeezing out the water.
9. Overlap several strips of lamb to make four long ones.
10. Weave them on four skewers, alternating with zucchini and cherry tomatoes.
11. Place in a baking pan and drizzle each with 1 teaspoon dressing.
12. In a small saucepan, melt 2 tablespoons butter.
13. Sauté onion and chervil until soft.
14. Add to boiling water for rice; prepare as label directs for 2 servings.
15. Place skewers under broiler, 4 inches from heat.
16. Broil until browned, about 5 minutes each side or until meat is of desired doneness, brushing with the marinade juices

17. On individual serving plates or a serving platter, make a bed of cooked rice.
18. Arrange the lamb skewers on top.
19. Toss salad with dressing and serve on the side.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1584 Calories from Fat 1092

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 123 g188.7%

Saturated Fat 61.5 g307.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 367 mg122.3%

Sodium 769.9 mg32.1%

Total Carbohydrates 54 g18%

Dietary Fiber 4.8 g19.2%

Sugars 7.1 g

Protein 66 g131.3%

Vitamin A 97.7% Vitamin C 55.8%

Calcium 18% Iron 52.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Dinner En Brochette Recipe