Lamb Chops Jalapeño
Broiled lamb chops are basted with a hot and spicy fruit and chile glaze. The chops may also be grilled for this recipe.
1 1/2 pounds boneless lamb
1 1/2 teaspoons salt - divided use
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 (8-ounce) can crushed pineapple
1 jalapeño chile, seeded and chopped
1/2 cup apricot jelly
1/4 cup lemon juice
1 teaspoon prepared mustard
- Sprinkle lamb with a mixture of 1 teaspoon salt, pepper and cinnamon.
- In a small saucepan combine crushed pineapple chunks, chopped jalapeño, apricot jelly, lemon juice, prepared mustard and 1/2 teaspoon salt. Bring to a boil, stirring until the jelly is melted.
- Meantime, broil lamb 4-inches from the heat, for 11 to 13 minutes. Baste with the sauce during the last 5 minutes of cooking.
Makes 4 servings.