Recipe: Walnut-Coated Lamb Chops with Honey Dipping Sauce

The California Walnut Board offers a recipe for Walnut-Coated Lamb Chops with Honey Dipping Sauce!

What’s for Dinner?

Walnut-Coated Lamb Chops with Honey Dipping Sauce

-Recipe courtesy of the California Walnut Board

Serves 8

They look fancy, but these chops are simply simple to make.

lamb chopsIngredients:

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


1. Preheat oven to 400ºF.

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

3. Brush lamb with mustard. Press on the crumb coating.

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

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

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


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

2. Heat until simmering.

3. Remove from heat and stir in walnuts.

4. Serve.

follow BettyConfidential on... Pinterest

Read More About...
Related Articles...

Leave a Reply

top of page jump to top