Sesame and Maple Crusted Lamb Chops

The unmistakeable notes of ginger, coriander, sesame and maple combine with the brightness of lemon to create a flavorful crust around these juicy lamb chops. Serve with our maple roasted asparagus for an impressive holiday meal or a delicious weeknight dinner.

yield: 4 portions
ingredients
instructions

Ingredients

2 tbsp. maple syrup
Zest of 1 lemon
1 tbsp. fresh ginger, minced
½ cup fresh coriander, chopped
3 tbsp. sesame seeds
Salt and pepper
8 lamb chops, about 1” each
3 tbsp. olive oil
 

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Instructions

  1. In a bowl, combine maple syrup, lemon zest, ginger, coriander, sesame seeds, salt and pepper.
  2. Coat each lamb chop with the mixture making sure to coat evenly.
  3. In a non-stick pan, heat olive oil and brown the steaks over medium heat, for 3 to 4 minutes on each side (or until desired doneness).
 
Pure Maple Syrup
The natural sweetener offers a variety of flavor components, including; nutty, vanilla, coffee, floral and spicy flavors.floral and spicy
maple recipes
The natural sweetener offers a variety of flavor components, including; nutty, vanilla, coffee, floral and spicy flavors.floral and spicy flavors.
Benefits of Maple
Based on Research by the Canadian Nutrient File (Health Canada), maple syrups's nutritional value is superior to other common sweateners, such as honey, sugar, and even brown sugar.