Recipe courtesy of Bal Arneson

Coconut-Marinated Lamb Chops with Yogurt Sauce and Mango and Avocado Salsa

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  • Total: 1 hr 30 min
  • Active: 40 min
  • Yield: 2 servings
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Ingredients

Coconut Marinade:

Mango and Avocado Salsa:

Yogurt Sauce:

Directions

  1. For the coconut marinade: Combine the coconut milk, soy sauce, garam masala, jaggery, paprika, cardamom, garlic and salt and pepper to taste in a large bowl and whisk together. Add the lamb and cover. Marinate in the refrigerator for at least 1 hour or as long as overnight.
  2. For the mango and avocado salsa: Combine the mango, avocado, tomatoes, jalapeno, basil, lemon juice and zest, coriander and salt and pepper to taste in a large bowl and mix well. Chill in the refrigerator for 30 minutes before serving.
  3. For the yogurt sauce: Combine the yogurt, dill, cinnamon and cardamom in a bowl and whisk together.
  4. Remove the lamb from the refrigerator 30 minutes before cooking. Preheat a grill or grill pan over medium heat. Remove the lamb from the marinade, allowing the excess to drip off. Grill on all four sides until slightly charred, about 3 minutes per side for medium-rare. Check the internal temperature with a meat thermometer. For medium-rare the temperature should read 130 degrees F. Remove from the grill and let rest for 5 minutes.
  5. To serve, spoon about 1/4 cup of the yogurt sauce onto each plate. Place the lamb chops on the yogurt sauce. Top with some salsa. Reserve the remaining yogurt sauce and salsa for another use.

Cook’s Note

One rack of lamb typically has 8 chops yielding four double chops per rack.

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