Lamb chops with limoncello

Lamb chops with limoncello

Total: 3 hr 20 min. | Active: 20 min.
lactose-free, gluten-free
Nutritional value / person: 572 kcal
, Fat: 35 g
, Carbohydrate: 18 g
, Protein: 33 g


4 person


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1 dl lemon liqueur (e.g. limoncello)
2 tbsp lemon juice
4 tbsp olive oil
1 ½ tbsp honey
1 tbsp basil pesto
40 g unsalted, shelled pistachios, finely chopped
1 garlic clove, pressed
1 shallot, finely chopped
12 pieces lamb chops (each approx. 70 g)
½ tsp salt


10 g garden cress
½ bunch peppermint, finely chopped
¼ tsp salt
a little pepper
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Combine the lemon liqueur with all the other ingredients up to and including the pesto. Mix in the pistachios, garlic and shallot. Brush the lamb chops with 4 tbsp of the marinade, marinate in the fridge for at least 3 hrs. Cover and set aside the remainder of the marinade. Wipe away the marinade, salt the meat.

Charcoal/gas/electric grill:

Grill the chops over/on a medium heat (approx. 200 °C for approx. 2 mins. on each side. Cover and leave to rest for approx. 5 mins.


Mix the reserved marinade with the cress and mint, season, drizzle over the lamb chops.

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