Mediterranean Lamb Chops

Mediterranean Lamb Chops by

Smokin' Joe Lasher


Serves: 8


  • 2 lbs. fresh lamb chops
  • ½ cup olive oil
  • 1⁄3 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 3 tsp. dried oregano
  • 2 tsp. rosemary, chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • Greek veggies, for garnish (Ingles Salad Bar


  1. For the marinade, mix olive oil, lemon juice, oregano, rosemary, garlic, salt, and pepper in a small mixing bowl.
  2. Place lamb chops in a resealable freezer bag, cover with marinade, then refrigerate for 1-4 hours.
  3. Preheat grill for direct cooking to 450°F.
  4. Remove lamb chops from marinade and place on the grill over direct heat. After 2 minutes,
  5. twist chops to achieve grill marks. After 2 more minutes, turn chops. Cook 2 more minutes, then twist and check internal temp. Let chops cook until a 140°F internal temperature is achieved and then pull from grill.
  6. Plate with a selection of Greek olives, peppers, and dolmas (from the Ingles Salad Bar).
  7. Lamb goes great with Tzatziki sauce too!