For the lamb chops: Combine the brown sugar, garlic, cilantro, soy sauce
, ginger, chili pepper
, Chinese five spice and salt to taste. Massage into the lamb chops for 5 to 10 minutes, and then let marinate 4 to 6 hours in the refrigerator.
For the pasta: Cook the fusilli pasta
according to package instructions. Drain
Meanwhile, in a large saucepan
, heat the olive oil
over medium-high heat. Cook the garlic for 1 minute without browning, and then add the zucchini and carrots
. Cook for 2 to 3 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add the drained pasta and cook for another minute. Add the heavy cream
, bring to a boil, reduce to a simmer
and cook for 3 to 5 minutes. Just before serving, add the cilantro
and season with salt and pepper.
Heat the broiler and broil
the chops to the doneness of your liking, 2 to 3 minutes per side for medium rare. Serve 2 or 3 chops over each serving of pasta.