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Lamb chops pan-seared and infused with mediterranean flavor from the marinade.

Pan Seared Lamb Chop

Lamb chops are marinated in Mediterranean inspired marination and then are pan-seared until it is nicely caramelized on the outside while it is juicy and tender from inside.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Mediterranean
Keyword Lamb Chop
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Marination 30 minutes
Servings 8 lamb chops
Calories 348kcal
Author Subhasmita


  • 8-10 Lamb Chops
  • 4 tablespoon Olive oil
  • ¼ cup Fresh Lemon Juice
  • Zest of a lemon
  • 3 Garlic Pods, minced (about 1 tablespoon)
  • 2 tablespoon Chopped Parsley
  • 2 tablespoon Parsely
  • 1 teaspoon Roasted ground Cumin
  • ½ teaspoon Pepper
  • 1 teaspoon Salt


  • In a bowl, add all the ingredients(except 2 tablespoons of Oil) for the marination.
  • Add Lamb chops to the marinade and massage the marinade well with fingers. Cover and let it rest for 30 minutes to 1 hour.
  • Heat remaining oil in a large cast iron skillet. When the pan is hot, add the lamb chops and cook undisturbed until a rich, brown crust forms on the bottom. It should take 4-5 minutes.
  • Lower the heat and flip the lamb chops. Spoon some of the pan drippings on top of the chops while cooking.
    Cook for another 4 minutes or until an instant-read thermometer inserted into the thickest part of the meat registers 145°F.
  • If the lamb chops are too thick then it should take about 10-12 minutes in total.
  • Let it rest for 10 minutes before cutting.


Serving: 1chop | Calories: 348kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 42g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 129mg | Sodium: 391mg | Potassium: 545mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 1IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 21mg | Iron: 4mg