lamb shoulder

Balsamic-Honey Glazed Lamb Chops

lamb shoulder
lamb shoulder

Balsamic-Honey Glazed Lamb Chops


February 24, 2016

  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 15 mins
  • Yields: 8 servings


8 American Lamb chops (shoulder or rib)

1 tbsp olive oil

1/2 tsp dried thyme leaves

1/2 tsp coarse ground black pepper

1 tsp salt

1/2 cup balsamic vinegar

1/2 cup honey

4 small apples, pears or figs


1Brush lamb chops with oil and sprinkle with thyme, pepper and salt. Cook in large skillet over medium-high heat for 10 minutes, turning once.

2Heat vinegar and honey in another large skillet. Stir and bring to a boil. Core and cut apples or pears into 10 slices. If figs are used, cut them in half. Add fruit to bubbling mixture, turning to coat. Cook until the fruit is glazed and just tender.

3Place browned lamb chops into the bubbling mixture. Turn the chops every minute to glaze with sauce. Cook to desired degree of doneness. Serve with glazed fruit and a drizzle of sauce.

*Preparation time: 8 minutes

Recipe and image provided by the American Lamb Board