Balsamic Brown Sugar Lamb Chops recipe (2024)

by Jocelyn (Grandbaby Cakes) · Updated

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This is truly the Best Lamb Chop Recipe online! Delicious juicy lamb chops are seared and then basted in a deliciously flavorful luscious Brown Sugar sauce that’s super easy to make!

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I cannot get enough of my balsamic brown sugar lamb chops. In fact, if someone told me I had to eat this dish for three months straight, I would personally thank them!

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The Heart and Soul of the Best Lamb Chop Recipe

  • Cuisine Inspiration: Think European elegance with a down-home American twist.
  • Primary Cooking Method: Searing to perfection
  • Dietary Info: It’s indulgent. Not for the faint-hearted or the calorie counters.
  • Key Flavor: That balsamic tang melding with the sweet whispers of brown sugar.
  • Skill Level: Intermediate
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Ingredients

The ingredients that create the amazing sauce for these lamb chops are the following:

  • Garlic
  • Brown Sugar
  • Balsamic Vinegar
  • Cayenne

Brown sugar is such a perfect complement especially when paired with balsamic vinegar. They really bring out the intensity of the dish. Garlic is always sensational for flavor, and I love adding it to everything I can!

Finally the hint of cayenne in this sauce adds a nice spice to break up the sweetness. It is delicious. If you can’t handle spice, you can omit.

How to Make the Best Lamb Chops


For this lamb chop recipe, you must sear the lamb chops in a pan with olive oil over higher heat on your stove top. Let the pan get hot and season the chops on both sides with salt and pepper before beginning the searing process

Tip: Make sure you pat the lamb chops dry to remove any moisture so you will get a lovely sear!

It shouldn’t take any more thantwo minutes on each side to sear the chops.

Once seared, let chops rest and turn the heat down to medium low. Next, add minced garlic to the pan and cook it for one minute.

Then, add the chops back to the pan after you’ve created your lamb chop sauce. Continue to cook the lamb chops until your desired doneness.

How to Serve

I will be rolling out this recipe for entertaining and maybe for my anniversary along with my easy homemade garlic bread recipe,southern baked macaroni and cheese, fried corn, jollof rice or red beans and rice.

It is the perfect dishfor a special occasion, and like I said, the flavor is out of this world decadent.

How to Store and Reheat

To store leftovers, allow them to cool completely, then place them in an airtight container. Refrigerate the chops and enjoy them within 3 days for the best flavor and safety.

When reheating the lamb chops, gently warm them in a preheated oven at 350 degrees Fahrenheit until heated through, ensuring they retain their moisture and flavor.

Favorite Chop Recipes to try

  • Smothered Pork Chops
  • Fried Pork Chops
  • Peach Pork Chops
  • Turkey Chops

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The Best Lamb Chops Recipe

This Best Lamb Chops recipe is savory and rich goodness with sweetness to boot!

4.46 from 159 votes

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Course: Main Course

Cuisine: American

Prep Time: 10 minutes minutes

Cook Time: 30 minutes minutes

Total Time: 40 minutes minutes

Servings: 6 servings

Calories: 406kcal

Author: Jocelyn Delk Adams

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 6 Frenched Lamb Rib Chops
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 tablespoons minced garlic
  • 1 cup light brown sugar packed
  • cup balsamic vinegar
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • Optional: Fresh parsley for garnish

Instructions

  • Add olive oil to pan and heat over medium high heat. Season lamb chops on each side with salt and pepper to taste.

  • Once pan is hot, sear the chops on each side for up to 2 minutes then remove chops from pan and let rest.

  • Turn the heat down to medium low. Add minced garlic to the pan and cook for one minute making sure you don’t burn it.

  • Next whisk in brown sugar, balsamic vinegar, cayenne pepper, and salt and pepper to taste. Allow the sauce to thicken.

  • Add chops back into the pan, baste with sauce and continue to cook the chops until they are at your level of desired doneness. Remove chops from pan and place on serving platter.

  • Garnish with parsley and serve.

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Notes

Make sure you pat the lamb chops dry before searing to get a lovely color to them. Also sear on high heat for a gorgeous golden color.

To Store and Reheat

To store leftovers, allow them to cool completely, then place them in an airtight container. Refrigerate the chops and enjoy them within 3 days for the best flavor and safety.

When reheating the lamb chops, gently warm them in a preheated oven at 350 degrees Fahrenheit until heated through, ensuring they retain their moisture and flavor.

Nutrition

Calories: 406kcal | Carbohydrates: 38g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 74mg | Sodium: 95mg | Potassium: 364mg | Sugar: 37g | Vitamin A: 35IU | Vitamin C: 0.4mg | Calcium: 50mg | Iron: 2.3mg

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