Fogo Lamb Chops Recipe
8 rib lamb chops (12-16oz total weight)
2 cups white wine (Chardonnay or Chablis)
2 tablespoons lemon pepper
Juice of one lemon
½ cup of extra virgin olive oil
1 tablespoon salt, or to taste
1 cup mint leaves
Vegetable oil spray
Mint jelly and mint leaves for garnish
1. Trim lamb of excess fat. Blend all other ingredients in a blender to make marinade, including mint leaves, and marinate lamb chops for 5-10 minutes.
2. Spray grill with vegetable oil. Remove lamb chops from marinade and place on preheated grill. Grill chops without moving them for 4 minutes for medium rare.
3. Baste chops with marinade and turn over to grill for another 4 minutes on other side. Remove and allow to rest for 5 minutes before serving.
4. Garnish with additional mint leaves and mint jelly.