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welsh lamb chops with leeks and honey

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Mikekey *
Seattle, WA

A Welsh dish. If you don't care for mint, thyme or rosemary can be substituted.

(2 ratings)
yield 2 serving(s)
prep time 45 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For welsh lamb chops with leeks and honey

  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil, divided
  • 1 Tbsp
    lemon juice
  • salt and pepper
  • 2 Tbsp
    fresh mint leaves, chopped (divided)
  • 4
    lamb loin chops
  • 2 c
    thinly sliced leeks (white and some green parts)
  • 1 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 3 Tbsp
    heavy cream
  • 2 tsp

How To Make welsh lamb chops with leeks and honey

  • 1
    In a shallow non-metallic baking dish, mix 1tablespoon olive oil, lemon juice, salt and pepper (to taste) and 1 tablespoon of the mint. Add the lamb and turn until well coated with the mint mixture. Cover and let stand 30 minutes (or if longer, refrigerate).
  • 2
    Heat a frying pan and add remaining oil and the lamb. Cook over medium-high heat for 6-8 minutes each side. Remove to platter and keep warm.
  • 3
    Drain off all but 1 tablespoon of fat from pan. Add the leeks and garlic. Cover and cook over medium heat for about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until leeks are soft.
  • 4
    Stir in remaining mint with cream and honey and heat gently until bubbling. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Serve sauce with chops.

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