Marinated Lamb Chops with Honey Yogurt Sauce

Marinated Lamb Chops with Honey Yogurt SauceLighten up your summer dinners with grilled Ontario garlic and herb marinated lamb chops. Serve with a refreshing honey yogurt and side salad for a healthy weeknight meal, ready in less than 20 minutes.

Marinated Lamb Chops:
1-1/2 lb (750 g) Ontario Lamb Chops
2 tbsp (30 mL) olive oil
2 tbsp (30 mL) lemon juice
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 tbsp (15 mL) fresh chopped cilantro
1 tbsp (15 mL) fresh chopped parsley
1/2 tsp (2 mL) each, course salt and fresh cracker pepper

Honey Yogurt Sauce:
1/2 cup (125 mL) plain low fat yogurt
1 tbsp (15 mL) liquid honeyl
1 tsp (5 mL) lemon zest
1/4 tsp (1 mL) each, course salt and fresh cracker pepper
1 tbsp (15 mL) fresh chopped cilantro

In re-sealable plastic bag, combine, lamb chops, olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, cilantro, parsley, salt and pepper. Seal and shake well to combine. Refrigerate and let sit for at least one hour or up to one day.

In bowl, whisk together yogurt, honey, lemon zest, salt, pepper and cilantro. Cover and refrigerate until ready to use.

Preheat grill to medium-high. Grill lamb on a greased grill until medium rare, about 3 minutes per side. Let rest 5 minutes before serving with yogurt sauce on side.

Makes 4 servings.

PER SERVING: about 280 cal, 13 g pro, 23 g total fat (10 g sat fat), 4 g carb, 0 g fibre, 55 mg chol, 310 mg sodium. %RDI: iron 6%, calcium 4%, vit A 2%, vit C 2%

Source: www.homegrownontario.ca