Petit Walnut-Coated Lamb Chops with Honey Dipping Sauce

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Petit Walnut-Coated Lamb Chops with Honey Dipping Sauce
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  • 8 ServingsServings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup fresh bread crumbs
  • 1/2 cup chopped California walnuts
  • 1 tablespoon fresh thyme
  • 2 tablespoons chopped parsley
  • 2 teaspoons orange zest
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 rack of lamb (8 chops) “French trimmed” of all excess fat
  • Non-stick cooking spray
  • Honey Walnut Sauce
  • Makes about 1 cup
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup Orange juice
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon orange zest
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped California walnuts, toasted

Preparation

Preparation

1 Preheat oven to 400ºF.

2 n a food processor or blender, add bread crumbs, walnuts, thyme, parsley, orange zest and salt and process to a coarse textur

3 Brush lamb with mustard

4 Press on the crumb coating.

5 Place lamb in a shallow roasting pan that has been lightly coated with cooking spray.

6 Roast for 30-40 minutes for medium rare, or until desired doneness.

7 For Dipping Sauce

8 In a small saucepan over medium heat, combine honey, orange juice, olive oil and orange zest.

9 Heat until simmering.

10 Remove from heat and stir in walnuts. Serve.

Source: California Walnut Board