Lollipop Lamb Chops

This is an expensive appetizer, but it’s worth every penny for a special occasion. Citrus zest adds a pungent flavor. The aromas of orange and lemon zest infuse everything from meats to veggies and dressings.

Serves: 14Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 15 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 14


  • 4 cloves garlic, peeled
  • 4 Tbsp. minced parsley
  • 3 Tbsp. rosemary
  • 2 tsp. grated lemon zest
  • 3 Tbsp. Dijon mustard
  • 2 Tbsp. avocado oil
  • 2 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. ground black pepper
  • 14 baby rib lamb chops, trimmed, with long bones left on


  • Blend everything but the chops in a mini food processor or blender until combined.
  • Pour mixture into a large dish and add lamb chops, turning to coat both sides.
  • Broil or grill lamb chops over medium-high heat for 3 minutes per side.