Lamb Chops with Cranberry-Orange Salsa

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Quick Facts

Servings: 4
Prep Time: 10 min.
Cook Time: 10 min.
Total: 20 min.
Orange marmalade and cranberries give these lamb chops a festive feel.

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon Worchestershire sauce
  • 8 American Lamb loin chops, 1-inch thick
  • Cranberry-Orange Salsa1 medium orange, peeled and chopped, or 1/2 cup mandarin oranges, chopped
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1 can (4 ounces) chopped green chilies, drained
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries, soaked in hot water for 10 minutes and drained
  • 1/4 cup orange marmalade
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped cilantro or parsley
  • 1 tablespoon white vinegar

Directions

  • Combine orange juice and Worcestershire. Brush lamb chops with orange juice mixture.
  • To GrillCook over medium-hot coals. Grill 4 inches from coals for 5 minutes. Turn and grill 4 to 6 minutes longer or to desired degree of doneness.
  • To BroilCook chops 4 inches from heat source for 5 minutes. Turn and cook 4 to 6 minutes longer or to desired degree of doneness. Serve chops with Cranberry-Orange Salsa.
  • Cranberry-Orange SalsaCombine all ingredients. Cover and chill several hours or overnight.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 550
  Calories from Fat 128 (23%)
(22%)Total Fat 14g
(24%)Saturated Fat 5g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 5g
(50%)Cholesterol 150mg
(12%)Sodium 295mg
(23%)Potassium 819mg
Total Carbohydrate 56g
(14%)Dietary Fiber 4g
Sugars 22g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(96%)Protein 48g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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