Cherry Glazed Pan Seared Lamb Chops
Recipe type: Entrees
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Serves: 4
Cherry preserves and balsamic vinegar combine for a quick, tasty glaze. Pair with couscous or brown rice to soak up any extra pan sauce. Easy to prepare; Quick to prepare
  • Cooking spray
  • 2 tsp dried rosemary
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper, divided
  • 8 (4-ounce) lamb loin chops, trimmed
  • 2 teaspoon minced garlic
  • ½ cup fat-free, low sodium beef broth
  • ½ cup cherry preserves
  • ¼ cup balsamic vinegar
  1. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. coat pan with cooking spray.
  2. Combine rosemary, salt, and ½ teaspoon pepper in a small bowl, stirring well.
  3. Rub spice mixture evenly over both sides of lamb.
  4. Add lamb to pan; cook 5 minutes on each side. Remove lamb from pan. Wipe pan clean with paper towels.
  5. Return pan to medium heat and re-coat with cooking spray.
  6. Add garlic to pan; cook 30 seconds. Add remaining ¼ teaspoon pepper and broth; cook 1 minute, scraping pan to loosen browned bits.
  7. Stir in preserves and vinegar; cook 3 minutes or until slightly thick.
  8. Return lamb to pan; turn to coat. cook 1 minute or until desired degree of doneness. garnish with parsley sprigs, if desired.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 370 Fat: 17.6g Saturated fat: 7.4g Unsaturated fat: 1.3g Carbohydrates: 29.2g Sodium: 422mg Fiber: .4g Protein: 22.6g
Recipe by Defeat Diabetes Foundation at