Recipes for California Lamb
Main Dishes


California Lamb Chops with Fresh Fruit Salsa


4 California lamb loin or rib chops, 1 to 1-1/2 inches thick
Olive oil; as needed  
Salt and pepper; to taste

2 fresh peaches or 1 fresh mango, cut in bite-size chunks
1/4 cup diced red onion
2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
Red pepper flakes; to taste
Salt and pepper; to taste
Juice of 2 fresh limes


Brush lamb chops with olive oil and season with salt and pepper; set aside. In medium bowl, combine ingredients for salsa; mix well and set aside. Grill or broil lamb chops 4 to 6 inches from medium heat until desired doneness (160°F for medium rare). Serve with generous portions of salsa.

Serves 2