Garlic Stuffed Lamb Chops with Lemon-Mint Dressing

For the lamb:

  • 2 lamb chops
  • 4 garlic cloves
  • Salt; to taste
  • Vegetable oil; as needed

For the lemon-mint dressing:

  • Juice from 2 lemons
  • 1 cup olive oil
  • 8-10 sprigs mint; leaves removed and coarsely chopped
  • Salt and pepper; to taste

Using a pairing knife, pierce lamb in two spots to create a clove-sized hole. Insert cloves and salt all sides of lamb. In a large pan, heat oil on medium high heat until it begins to helicopter. Place chops in pan and sear for approx. 3 minutes until browned. Turn and sear for an additional 3-5 minutes until brown and crisp. Finally, sear fat side of chops for a minute or two. Remove from pan and let rest for 6-8 minutes.

In a Ball jar, combine all ingredients and shake until combined. To serve, pour over lamb.