Lamb chops with limoncello

Total time: 3hr 20m
Preparation Time: 20m

For 4 people

Nutritional Information

Contains 572 Kcal, 33g Protein, 18g Carbohydrates, 35g Fat


  • Marinade
  • 1 tbsp basil pesto
  • 4 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 dl lemon liqueur (e.g. limoncello)
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1.5 tbsp honey
  • 40 g unsalted, shelled pistachios, finely chopped
  • 1 shallot, finely chopped
  • 12 pieces lamb chops (each approx. 70 g)
  • 1 garlic clove, pressed
  • 0.25 tsp salt
  • Sauce
  • 10 g garden cress
  • 0.5 bunch peppermint, finely chopped
  • a little pepper
  • 0.25 tsp salt

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  • Marinade

    Combine the lemon liqueur with all the other ingredients up to and including the pesto. Mix in the pistachios, garlic and shallot. Brush the lamb chops with 4 tbsp of the marinade, marinate in the fridge for at least 3 hrs. Cover and set aside the remainder of the marinade. Wipe away the marinade, salt the meat.
  • Charcoal/gas/electric grill:

    Grill the chops over/on a medium heat (approx. 200°C) for approx. 2 mins. on each side. Cover and leave to rest for approx. 5 mins.
  • Sauce

    Mix the reserved marinade with the cress and mint, season, drizzle over the lamb chops.

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