Lamb Chops in Pomegranate Sauce Recipe

Recipe Classifications

Cuisine:

American

Meal:

Dinner

Diet:

Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Nut-Free

Rainbow:

Brown / White, Red

Freezes well:

Yes

Prep Time  (total time):

Under 15 Minutes  (Under 30 Minutes)

Holiday Feast is not called as such for no reason. Hence, it’s really okay to have more than one scene-stealer on the table. If turkey and ham seems not enough, this exquisite Lamb Chops in Pomegranate Sauce Recipe makes an unforgettable, decadent entrée. 

Lamb Chops in Pomegranate Sauce

The intimidating name might give you an impression that it’s a luxurious, fine dish, which could mean ‘elaborate.’ But, you’d be surprised that our Lamb Chops in Pomegranate Sauce Recipe takes less than an hour to make; And, to be exact, 25 minutes! 

Lamb Chops in Pomegranate Sauce

Lamb chops are a breeze to cook as they are leaner, tender, and the marbled fat rendered upon roasting bastes itself. The robust, savory flavor of this lamb meat is accentuated by the rustic flavors of the rosemary herb, garlic, and of course, the humble salt and pepper. No wonder that this dish is loved by many! 

Lamb Chops in Pomegranate Sauce

The healthy, awesome pomegranate sauce gives this dish a balance of savory, sweet, and tang. In fact, it’s a more interesting replacement for the usual mint jelly. Pomegranates are a wonderful and nutritious fruit too! They are full of antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals, which have a long list of health benefits. They are even lauded for their medicinal properties since time immemorable. 

Lamb Chops in Pomegranate Sauce

With protein and iron from the meat, it makes it a nutritious wholesome dish. And we repeat, this Lamb Chops in Pomegranate Sauce bursts with deliciousness! So, without further ado, here’s the recipe that you and your family will surely love.

Lamb Chops in Pomegranate Sauce

A lovely and decadent meal that can be done in less than half an hour! It’s simple, easy to make, flavorful, and nutritious. It features a perfect balance of savory, sweet, and tang, making it great to be served during holidays and special occasions.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 485kcal

Equipment

  • Baking Sheet
  • Saucepan

Ingredients

For the Lamb Chops:

  • 2 Racks of lamb cut individually (16 chops)
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 3 tablespoon fresh rosemary leaves
  • 2 teaspoons fine sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder

For the Crispy Shallots:

  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 shallots minced

For the Pomegranate Sauce:

  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons apple cider vinegar
  • 4 teaspoons honey
  • 1 cup fresh pomegranate juice see notes
  • 2 teaspoons of pomegranates for garnish

Instructions

  • Season the lamb chops with EVOO, rosemary, salt, pepper, and garlic powder.
  • Place in a baking sheet and broil at a high temperature for about 5 to 6 minutes per side.
  • Meanwhile, heat up a tablespoon of EVOO in a saucepan and sauté the shallots until they’re brown or caramelized. Set aside.
  • In another saucepan, combine the pomegranate sauce ingredients and bring to a boil. Then, simmer over low heat until the sauce is reduced by half.
  • Lay the lamb chops nicely on a serving dish and add a spoonful of sauce on top of each one. Sprinkle with crispy shallots, fresh pomegranates, and/or fresh rosemary leaves. Serve and enjoy!

Notes

  • To make 1 cup of pomegranate juice, simply blend about 2 cups of pomegranate seeds in a blender or food processor.

Nutrition

Serving: 2pieces | Calories: 485kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 46g | Fat: 27g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 149mg | Sodium: 748mg | Potassium: 730mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 22IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 36mg | Iron: 4mg

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Hi! I’m Mike. I’m happily married and have a young daughter. I’ve lived all over the world and have learned a lot from seeing others’ perspectives. I’ve also had many life altering health challenges. Fortunately, my lovely and brilliant wife helped save me by finding a new and better way for us to live. We started The Healthy Treehouse to share what we’ve learned and to learn from others, too.
 

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