Moroccan-Style Lamb Chops with Tomato Olive Salsa

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Canadian lamb is in season! Make the most of local chops with this cinnamon-infused marinade cooked on the grill. Don't skimp on the salsa - it's a 3-minute recipe that will bring out the most in your meat.

  • Portion size 4 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: July 2008

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 pinch ground cloves
  • 8 lamb loin chops trimmed
Tomato Olive Salsa:
  • 1 1/2 cup grape tomato halved
  • 1 1/2 cup cherry tomato halved
  • 1/3 cup chopped green olive
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh mint
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 pinch pepper

Method

Tomato Olive Salsa: In bowl, combine tomatoes, olives, mint, oil, garlic, lemon juice, salt and pepper. Set aside.

In bowl, mix together oil, garlic, coriander, cumin, pepper, cinnamon, salt, cayenne pepper and cloves. Add lamb, tossing to coat. Cover and marinate for 15 minutes.

Place on greased grill over medium-high heat; close lid and grill, turning once, until medium-rare, about 8 minutes. Serve with salsa.

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Nutritional facts Per serving: about

  • Sodium 507 mg
  • Protein 24 g
  • Calories 254.0
  • Total fat 15 g
  • Cholesterol 91 mg
  • Saturated fat 4 g
  • Total carbohydrate 5 g

%RDI

  • Iron 21.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 5.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 4.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 6.0
  • Vitamin C 15.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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