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Parmesan Crusted Lamb Chops

The gourmet perfection of Parmesan Crusted Lamb Chops: tender, flavorful, and irresistibly coated for a culinary experience like no other.

The gourmet perfection of Parmesan Crusted Lamb Chops: tender, flavorful, and irresistibly coated for a culinary experience like no other.

What will I need for this recipe?

Lamb Chops – Lamb chops are very tender and are a delicacy! This recipe is great for a formal dinner or an elegant date night.

Parmesan Cheese – Grated Parmesan cheese adheres well to the lamb chops, forming a flavorful crust when cooked.

Panko Breadcrumbs – Panko breadcrumbs add a crunchy texture and a satisfying contrast to the tender meat and savory Parmesan coating.

Spices – The spice blend for this recipe includes rosemary, smoked paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, thyme, and salt & pepper.

Avocado Oil – Avocado oil provides a high smoke point that is ideal for searing lamb chops, ensuring a crispy exterior while imparting a subtle, buttery flavor.

Monterey Jack Cheese – Monterey Jack cheese adds a creamy texture and a mild, melty flavor.

Sofrito

Cilantro – Cilantro in Sofrito gives the lamb chops a fresh, herbaceous flavor that balances the richness.

Parsley – Parsley adds a fresh, slightly peppery taste with hints of citrus and earthiness.

Yellow Onion – Yellow onions balance the sweetness and sharpness of the dish.

Garlic – Garlic adds aromatic depth that complements the other ingredients harmoniously.

Lime Juice – Lime juice in Sofrito brings a refreshing acidity, and adds a vibrant citrusy kick to the dish.

Green Bell Pepper – Green bell pepper adds a subtle sweetness.

Red Bell Pepper – Red bell pepper gives a slightly sweeter flavor and vibrant color.

Kosher Salt – Kosher salt enhances the flavor and seasons the dish.

Parmesan Ranch Mixture

Parmesan Cheese – Parmesan cheese adheres to lamb chops to create a crispy, golden crust when cooked.

Ranch Dressing – Ranch dressing adds tanginess and creamy richness.

Monterey Jack Cheese – Monterey Jack cheese in the coating mixture enriches the flavor and adds a creamy texture.

How to make Parmesan Crusted Lamb Chops

Prepare The Sofrito

Blend all items together in blender or pulse in a food processor. Pulse until all ingredients are well blended.

Prepare The Lamb Chops

Preheat your oven to 425°F (200°C)

In a bowl, mix together 1/4 cup of the grated Parmesan cheese, breadcrumbs, dried rosemary, dried thyme, salt, pepper and 1 teaspoon avocado or olive oil

Place the lamb chops in a large bowl and cover completely with the Sofrito and add your remaining seasonings. Mix well to coat lamb chops, cover and set in fridge to marinate at least 30 minutes

Heat a skillet over medium-high heat and add a little avocado or olive oil

Sear the lamb chops for about 2-3 minutes on each side until they develop a golden crust. Remove and set aside on a wire rack

Prepare Parmesan Ranch Mixture

Blend all items together in blender or pulse in a food processor. Pulse until all ingredients are well blended

Transfer the lamb chops to a baking sheet and cover with cheese ranch mixture. Next, top the lamb chops off with Parmesan breadcrumb mixture

Bake the Lamb Chops

Place in the oven and bake for about 8-10 minutes for medium-rare, or adjust the cooking time according to your desired level of doneness. The cheese will be melted and the crust on top will be brown and toasted

Remove the lamb chops from the oven and let them rest for a few minutes before serving

Parmesan Crusted Lamb Chops on a plate served with asparagus and a slice of lemon.

Parmesan Crusted Lamb Chops

The gourmet perfection of Parmesan Crusted Lamb Chops: tender, flavorful, and irresistibly coated for a culinary experience like no other.
Prep Time 45 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 6 servings
Calories 400 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 6 Lamb Chops
  • 1/4 Cup Parmesan Cheese Grated
  • 1/2 Cup Panko Breadcrumbs
  • 1 TSP Rosemary Dried
  • 1 TSP Smoked Paprika
  • 1 TSP Garlic Powder
  • 1/2 TSP Onion Powder
  • 1 TSP Thyme Dried
  • Salt & Pepper To taste
  • 2 TBSP Avocado Oil
  • 4 OZ Monterey Jack Cheese

Sofrito

  • 2 Bunches Cilantro
  • 1 Bunch Parsley
  • 1 Small Yellow Onion
  • 6 Cloves Garlic Minced
  • 1 Lime Juice Juice from 1 Lime
  • 1/2 Green Bell Pepper
  • 1/2 Red Bell Pepper
  • 1/2 TSP Kosher Salt

Parmesan Ranch Mixture

  • 1/2 Cup Parmesan Cheese
  • 3/4 Cup Ranch Dressing
  • 2-3 OZ Monterey Jack Cheese Shredded

Instructions
 

Prepare Sofrito

  • Blend all items together in blender or pulse in a food processor. Pulse until all ingredients are well blended

Prepare Parmesan Ranch Mixture

  • Combine all ingredients in a small bowl. Mixture should be thick and not too loose

Prepare Lamb Chops

  • Preheat your oven to 425°F (200°C)
  • In a bowl, mix together 1/4 cup of the grated Parmesan cheese, breadcrumbs, dried rosemary, dried thyme, salt, pepper and 1 teaspoon avocado or olive oil
  • Place the lamb chops in a large bowl and cover completely with the sofrito and add your remaining seasonings. Mix well to coat lamb chops, cover and set in fridge to marinate at least 30 minutes
  • Heat a skillet over medium-high heat and add a little avocado or olive oil
  • Sear the lamb chops for about 2-3 minutes on each side until they develop a golden crust. Remove and set aside on a wire rack
  • Transfer the lamb chops to a baking sheet and cover with cheese ranch mixture. Next, top the lamb chops off with Parmesan breadcrumb mixture
  • Place in the oven and bake for about 8-10 minutes for medium-rare, or adjust the cooking time according to your desired level of doneness. The cheese will be melted and the crust on top will be brown and toasted
  • Remove the lamb chops from the oven and let them rest for a few minutes before serving
Keyword Parmesan Crusted Lamb Chops

FAQ

Can I prepare the lamb chops in advance?

Absolutely! If you want to prepare the dish a day ahead then it’s a good idea to marinate the lamb chops overnight. Then, the next day, you can simply sear them and finish the dish.

What sides pair well with parmesan crusted lamb chops?

There are a lot of great options for a side dish including: Brussel Sprouts, Collard Greens, or Candied Sweet Potatoes! Check out more great side dishes HERE.

How do I know when the lamb chops are cooked to the desired level of doneness?

To determine the doneness of the lamb chops, use a meat thermometer inserted into the thickest part of the meat. For medium-rare, aim for an internal temperature of 145°F (63°C), medium 160°F (71°C), and well-done 170°F (77°C).

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