Broiled Lamb Chops with Nigella's Mint Sauce

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Unlike the Easter Egg Nest cake, which we loved — really, we did — the mint sauce returned to the table every following Easter, the fresh combination of mint and parsley, olive oil and vinegar, capers and cornichons the perfect accompaniment to lamb no matter the preparation — roasted racks, braised shanks, broiled meatballs, pan-seared chops.

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Ingredients
- Serves 4 +
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9 Lamb Rib Chops
to taste Kosher Salt
to taste Fresh Oregano
2 Tbsp White Balsamic Vinegar
1/2 cup Extra-Virgin Olive Oil
8 tsp Capers
16 Cornichons
1 pinch Granulated Sugar
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STEP 1
Preheat the broiler to high for a good 20 minutes, if possible. Meanwhile, bring your Lamb Rib Chops to room temperature and proceed to making mint sauce.
STEP 2
Process Fresh Mint and Fresh Parsley in a food processor until finely chopped. Scrape down the side of the processor. Drain and rinse Capers.
STEP 3
Add 1 tablespoon of White Balsamic Vinegar, Extra-Virgin Olive Oil, Capers, Cornichons (if using), Kosher Salt, Ground Black Pepper, and Granulated Sugar. Process to combine.
STEP 4
Taste and add additional tablespoon of White Balsamic Vinegar, salt, pepper and sugar if necessary. Process again, taste, adjust, etc. Transfer to serving bowl.
STEP 5
Season both sides of the lamb chops all over with salt, pepper and Fresh Oregano. Place on a broiling pan.
STEP 6
Broil for 3 minutes on the first side.
STEP 7
Flip the Lamb Rib Chops and broil for 3 minutes on the other side.
STEP 8
Pile onto a platter. Let rest for at least five minutes. Drizzle mint sauce lightly over top or serve on the side. Cut and serve with a wedge of Lemon.
Share Your Tips
Garrix.K
Wow! I love me some chops! The herb does a great job of toning down the meat
Echo Springer
This looks unbelievable!
Laura McDonald
Your recipes and photos are the best. That lamb really impressed my parents.
Amelia Morgan
I have a weakness for mint and lamb. Delicious and beautiful.
Kate Mae
Easy to follow directions and Loved the sauce!
Adalaide Bell
Really does taste like salsa verde! This was great though
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