LAMB CHOPS WITH MINT AND GARLIC
2 racks of Lamb or 16 Lamb Chops
1/2 cup Mint leaves
1/2 cup Cilantro
5 Garlic cloves
1 teaspoon Coriander seeds
1/2 teaspoon Cumin seeds
3 tablespoons Lemon Juice
3 tablespoons Olive Oil
1 teaspoon Kosher Salt
1 teaspoon ground Black Pepper
Cut the racks of lamb into individual chops.
Arrange chops in a single layer in a glass dish.
Sprinkle 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/2 teaspoon pepper over chops.
Place mint leaves, cilantro, garlic cloves, coriander and cumin seeds, lemon juice, olive oil and remaining salt and pepper in a food processor or blender.
Pulse till you have a chunky paste.
Spoon paste over chops. Flip chops so they are coated on both sides.
Marinate lamb for 1-2 hours.
Heat a grill pan or griddle over high heat.
Grill chops 3 minutes on each side.
Pile onto a platter and serve.
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