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How to cook lamb chops in oven in cast iron skillet. Super easy lamb chops recipe.

Lamb Chops in Oven with Red Wine Sauce

Love Keil
Incredibly delicious lamb chops glazed in Dijon mustard and topped with fresh herb bread crumbs, it is full of amazing flavor and texture.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 35 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course Dinner, Holidays, Main Coarse
Cuisine American
Servings 4


  • 1 lamb rack with 8 bones
  • 3/4 cup bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup grape-seed oil plus more for frying
  • 2 teaspoon fresh thyme chopped
  • 2 teaspoon fresh rosemary chopped
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • salt and pepper to taste

Ingredients YOU will need to make Wine Sauce 100% OPTIONAL:

  • 1/2 cup dry red wine
  • 1/2 tablespoon raw honey
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1 Anise star
  • 1/2 cup bread


How to Make Red Wine Sauce for the Lamb Chops:

  • Using a sauce pan bring to a boil 1/2 cup dry red wine, 1/2 tablespoon raw honey, 1 cinnamon stickand 1 Anise star. Let it cool. Strain.
  • Meanwhile, take 1/2 cup of bread and fry it in the skillet until crispy texture. Blend wine and bread together, until smooth texture. Your red wine sauce is ready!

How to Cook Lamb Chomps in Oven:

  • Preheat the oven to 400F. Season lamb chops with salt and pepper. Add a splash of oil into the cast iron skillet and bring it to a medium/high heat. Add lamb chops and brown them for about 3 minutes on each side. Bake for 8-10 minutes.
  • While lamb chops are baking, in a mixing bowl combine 3/4 cup bread crumbs, 1/4 cup oil, 2 teaspoon fresh thyme, 2 teaspoon fresh rosemary, and 1 garlic clove, mix until combined.
  • Spread 2 tablespoons of Dijon mustard over the lamb chops and add bread crumb mixture on top, broil on high until golden color, about 3-5 minutes. Enjoy!


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