Grilled Lamb Chops with Cherry Salsa

Grilled Lamb Chops with Cherry Salsa

Recipe Rating: 3.41431
Serves 4

Sweet cherries make a flavorful salsa to pair with lamb chops rubbed with sea salt and lime zest.

  • 3 cups cherries (3/4 pound), pitted and chopped
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint
  • 1 tablespoon minced jalapeño pepper
  • 2 teaspoons lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarse sea salt, divided
  • 8 bone-in lamb loin chops (about 2 pounds)
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly grated lime zest
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In a medium bowl, combine cherries, green onions, mint, jalapeño, lime juice and 1/4 teaspoon of the salt. Stir to combine and set aside.

Prepare a grill for medium heat grilling. Season lamb chops with remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt and rub with lime zest. Grill chops 5 to 6 minutes per side for medium-rare. Top with salsa and serve.

Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving: 490 calories (270 from fat), 30g total fat, 13g saturated fat, 130mg cholesterol, 400mg sodium, 19g carbohydrates, (3 g dietary fiber, 14g sugar), 34g protein.
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