How Do You Make Oven-Baked Lamb Chops?

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Making oven-baked lamb chops is a foolproof way to ensure the meat comes out juicy and flavorful. First the meat is lightly grilled either on the stove or a grill, before being baked in the oven. This recipe calls for a few easy-to-find ingredients and can be prepared in under 30 minutes.

Oven-Baked Lamb Chops

Rosemary and lamb go well together and this recipe calls for rosemary, garlic and lemon. By lightly grilling the chops first, the flavor will be locked in and the chops will come out perfect every time, suggests the Food Network.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Ready In: 25 minutes


  • 8 4-ounce lamb chops
  • 2 teaspoons garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon fresh rosemary leaves, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 lemon, cut in half
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  1. Preheat the stove and oven
  2. Preheat a grill or pan on the stove. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.

  3. Prepare the lamb chops
  4. Rub the lamb chops with the oil, rosemary, garlic, lemon, salt and pepper. Place the chops on the grill or pan and cook for 4 minutes on each side until brown.

  5. Bake in the oven
  6. Take the chops off the grill and place on a baking sheet. Bake them in the oven for around 5 minutes or until they reach the desired doneness.