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Grilled Lamb Chops with Cherry Salsa


Grilled Lamb Chops with Cherry Salsa

Sweet cherries make a flavorful salsa to go with lamb chops rubbed with sea salt and lime zest.

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  • 3 Cups fresh cherries (3/4 pound), pitted and chopped
  • 2 scallions, sliced thinly
  • 2 Tablespoons chopped mint
  • 1 Tablespoon minced jalapeño
  • 2 Teaspoons lime juice
  • 1/2 Teaspoon sea salt
  • 8 bone-in lamb loin chops (about 2 pounds)
  • 1/2 Teaspoon freshly grated lime zest


In a medium-sized bowl, combine the cherries, scallions, mint, jalapeño, lime juice, and ¼ teaspoon of the salt. Stir to combine and set aside.

Preheat a grill on medium heat.

Season the lamb chops with the remaining salt and rub with the lime zest. Grill the chops for 5-6 minutes per side for medium-rare. Top with the salsa and serve.