Moroccan Spiced Grilled Lamb

Think lamb is too complex to prepare at home? We promise this recipe will change your mind! In this flavorful Moroccan-inspired dish, lamb chops are dressed up with a simple mix of aromatic spices and then grilled to medium-rare perfection (or whatever you deem the perfect doneness :). Since lamb has a great depth of flavor, a little bit goes a long way and can really elevate a plant-forward meal. Serve the chops alongside roasted or grilled veggies, whole grains, or baked/roasted potatoes for an easy and tasty dinner that fits within a healthful Mediterranean diet plan.

Need a visual?? Check out Willow’s tutorial on how easy it is to grill lamb chops at home here!

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Moroccan Spiced Grilled Lamb
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In this flavorful Moroccan-inspired dish, lamb chops are dressed up with a simple mix of aromatic spices and then grilled to perfection. Since lamb has a great depth of flavor, a little bit goes a long way and can really elevate a plant-forward meal. Serve the chops alongside roasted or grilled veggies, whole grains, or baked/roasted potatoes for an easy and tasty dinner. 
Servings
4 2 lamb chops
Servings
4 2 lamb chops
Moroccan Spiced Grilled Lamb
Print Recipe
In this flavorful Moroccan-inspired dish, lamb chops are dressed up with a simple mix of aromatic spices and then grilled to perfection. Since lamb has a great depth of flavor, a little bit goes a long way and can really elevate a plant-forward meal. Serve the chops alongside roasted or grilled veggies, whole grains, or baked/roasted potatoes for an easy and tasty dinner. 
Servings
4 2 lamb chops
Servings
4 2 lamb chops
Ingredients
Servings: 2 lamb chops
Instructions
  1. Mix cinnamon, cumin, salt, and pepper together in a small bowl.
  2. Pat lamb dry with paper towel to remove excess moisture. This will help a golden crust develop during cooking.
  3. Rub both sides of lamb chop with spice mixture.
  4. Pre-heat grill pan over medium to high heat.
  5. Lightly brush olive oil onto grill.
  6. Grill lamb chops about 4-5 minutes per side or until cooked to 145 degrees Fahrenheit for medium-rare.
  7. Remove chops from grill and allow to sit for a few minutes before serving.
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  1. jared
    August 27, 2018 at 1:35 am (4 weeks ago)

    I can’t wait to try this spice combination. I usually just cook lamb with salt and pepper. Awesome recipe!

    Reply
  2. C&J Nutrition
    August 27, 2018 at 1:14 pm (4 weeks ago)

    Thanks! We love the cinnamon in a savory dish!

    Reply

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