Cast Iron Lamb Chops

Easy Pan Fried Lamb Chops are quickly seared in a cast iron skillet, then drizzled with garlic butter sauce for a mouthwatering restaurant quality dinner at home in 30 minutes.

What You Need

Drizzle lamb chops with 1 tablespoon olive oil and season with salt and pepper on both sides. Rub it around with your hands.


Preheat large cast iron skillet on medium heat, add 1 tablespoon olive oil and rosemary. Cook for 2 minutes or until rosemary is crispy and brown, stirring often. Remove rosemary from a skillet and discard.


Add 4 lamb chops and pan fry for 3 minutes per side. Transfer to a platter, cover with foil and pan fry remaining 4 chops. Transfer to a platter. Drain and discard fat.


Now add butter and garlic, saute on low heat for 30 seconds, stirring often. Don't let garlic brown too much or even worse burn.


Pour garlic butter sauce over lamb chops, garnish with parsley and serve immediately.



Store leftover lamb chops in an airtight container or tightly wrapped in plastic wrap for 4 days. Reheat in a hot skillet for a few minutes per side to get those crispy edges again.

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