Greek Lamb Chops

Greek Lamb Chops Recipe

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Greek Lamb Chops Recipe

The first time I laid eyes on this greek lamb chops recipe was during a brief holiday at Club Mykonos. We had a packed schedule and had to make time for lunch on the terrace of the Bouzouki Restaurant.

The menu of the bouzouki restaurant has many items, but seeing the restaurant had a somewhat Greek name, the Greek lamb chops immediately grabbed my attention. It looked like the best option on the menu at that time, but most probably the side dishes of the couscous and vegetable appealed to me.

When we got home at the end of the weekend, I immediately set off to try out a variation of the greek lamb chops recipe. Seeing it was a Sunday evening and most supermarkets were already closed, I decided to make good with what we had in our refrigerator. Olives, red wine, and feta cheese. All closely resembling greek style cuisine, and of course the lamb chops.

I turned out a huge success and both myself and my wife enjoyed two lamb chops each, with a little couscous, asparagus, and mixed roast vegetables. My wife enjoyed it so much that this recipe has become an institution in our home and we prepare it on many a Sunday night.

As for the red wine we used. The best red wines for cooking are those with moderate tannins: Merlot, Pinot Noir, Sangiovese(the main grape in Chianti), and lighter-style Cabernets. Heat won't improve the undesirable qualities of bad wine: it will accentuate them.

We decided on a good quality Merlot and it worked a treat. We did the hard work to bring you this greek lamb chops recipe and would like to know what you think and welcome you to please share your thoughts with us.

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Recipe Info


Serves: 4


Calories: 258
Carbs: 17g
Fat: 16.5g
Protein: 25.8g

Cooking Times

10 min
Preparation Time
0 Hours and 10 Minutes
25 min
Cook Time
0 Hours and 25 Minutes
35 min
Total Time
0 Hours and 35 Minutes




  1. Preheat the oven to 190°C (375°F)
  2. Rub the lamb chops with olive oil and brown them in a large ovenproof frying pan
  3. Add the red wine, olives, rosemary and feta.Season to taste with salt and freshly ground black pepper
  4. Cover the pan with aluminium foil and transfer the pan to the preheated oven and bake for 2o minutes
  5. Serve with seasonal vegetables and potato wedges or couscous.

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Jane McPherson
Lovely recipe for the upcoming festive season!Will make this for my New Year’s party! 5.00

Gerda van Zyl
The perfect recipe for a busy weeknight. It is quick and easy to prepare and tastes wonderful. Thanks a stack for sharing. My husband and kids really loved it. 5.00

Riaan Mohlerq
Tasty, really tasty. The olives and feta are a great combination with this greek style lamb chops recipe. Lovely and delicious. Really good recipe. Thanks! 5.00

Charmaine Vosloo
This greek lamb chops recipe reminds me of Greece. I love the photo you selected for the recipe. This is truly a great recipe. Love it! 5.00

Zibbie Libberman
My kids all shouted for more. Simple greek style lamb recipe. To the point and quick to prepare. Now I am a wonderful mom again. 😂🏁 5.00
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We really appreciate your comments Gerda. It gave us all a good laugh. Thanks for sharing your comments about the greek lamb recipe.

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