Baked Moroccan Lamb Chops


2 tbsp (30 mL) olive oil
1 tbsp (15 mL) chopped fresh parsley
1 tbsp (15 mL) chopped fresh coriander
1 tsp (5 mL) ground cumin
2 cloves garlic, chopped
1 tsp (5 mL) lemon juice
8 lamb loin chops, 1 inch (2.5 cm) thick, trimmed
Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste


  1. Combine olive oil, parsley, coriander, cumin, garlic and lemon juice in a bowl. Brush onto both sides of lamb chops and season with salt and pepper. Marinate for 30 minutes.
  2. Preheat oven to 500°F (260°C). Place lamb chops on a baking sheet. Bake in oven for 3 minutes. Turn oven off and leave lamb chops for 15 minutes for rare or 25 minutes for medium. Do not open oven.
  3. Remove lamb chops from oven and place on couscous.
Serves 4