Grilled Herb-Rubbed Lamb Chops

Yield: 6 - 8 servings

Chef: Dennis Cakebread

Grilled Herb-Rubbed Lamb Chops


  • 1 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1 tsp. fennel seed, crushed
  • 1 tsp. dried thyme
  • 2 tsp. ground black pepper
  • ¾ tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 1 T. paprika
  • 2 tsp. Mexican oregano
  • 2 tsp. dried rosemary
  • 1 tsp. dried basil
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 1 T. olive oil
  • 1 rack, Colorado lamb


Combine dry ingredients to create rub. Set aside.

Preheat oven to 125ºF. Using chef knife, remove outer layer of fat from rack of lamb, and slice rack into chops. Lightly coat each chop with olive oil and place on baking sheet. Lightly sprinkle rub over chops. Bake to warm for 15 min. Finish by searing on hot grill over medium flame, about 4 minutes on each side for medium rare.