Grilled Lamb Chops with a Honey Glaze

Debbie Apple's daughter, Rhayna, on the family farm.

hide captionDebbie Apple's daughter, Rhayna, on the family farm. Debbie says grilled lamb chops are a favorite with her son and daughter. "I think it was the first time that I ever cooked lamb for them, so that might be why it's their favorite," Debbie says.

Sandra Wong Geroux

In addition to raising grass-fed beef, the Apples raise grass-fed lamb. Chickens on the Apple Family Farm are raised without the use of chemicals, hormones or unnecessary antibiotics. Below, Debbie Apple shares her recipe for Grilled Lamb Chops with a Honey Glaze.

Ingredients:

3/4 c. dry red wine

1/4 c. olive oil

3 tbsp. chopped fresh oregano

2 tbsp. minced garlic

2 tsp. red wine vinegar

1/2 tsp. salt

1/2 tsp. ground black pepper

8 1/2-inch thick, grass-fed lamb chops

2 tbsp. honey

Directions: Mix everything together except for the honey, and marinate the lamb chops. This can be done a day ahead — keep the marinating chops in the refrigerator for at least two hours. Then fire up the barbecue or the broiler and put the lamb chops in, basting them with the marinade until they are medium rare, about 10 minutes. Glaze the chops with honey just before removing them from the barbecue or broiler and serve.

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