Chargrilled Lamb Chops with Thyme

Carol Wilson's juicy lamb chops can be cooked on a barbecue or under the grill for a quick summer meal - use Herdwick lamb from Cumbria for fabulous results
By Carol Wilson
Chargrilled Lamb Chops with Thyme
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  • Serves: 4
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes plus up to 1 hr marinating
  • Effort: easy


  • 4 chump lamb chops
  • 125 ml red wine
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 3 sprigs thyme, finely chopped


1. Place the chops in a shallow dish.

2. Mix together the wine, olive oil and thyme.

3. Pour the mixture over the lamb chops, cover and leave to marinate for up to 1 hour, turning the chops over once.

4. Preheat a barbecue or grill to medium.

5. Remove the chops from the marinade and season with salt and freshly ground black pepper.

6. Grill for 3-5 minutes each side, depending on thickness, basting occasionally with the marinade

7. Serve with new potatoes and garden peas.

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