Spicy Maple-Glazed Lamb Chops with Wilted Spinach
Cooking time40 Min
Many people have become ardent fans of lamb dishes. First and foremost, lamb is extremely versatile and you can prepare lamb dishes with enormous ease like beef. When it comes to lamb, you can select from a wide range of cuts like leg, chops or rack of lambs and the possibilities can be described as endless. You can even experiment with a lamb burger as well. If you do not have any idea on how to prepare a delicious lamb dish, this spicy maple-glazed lamb chops with wilted spinach puts forward the easiest method of cooking and you also can come to learn that the lamb is really best served medium–rare. This recipe recommends searing the chops and then, you need to cook well in the oven. Within 10 minutes, they are cooked to a medium-rare and, the spicy and sweet glaze goes in complete harmony with the taste of the lamb. The wilted spinach also plays a prominent role in making it a perfect dish.
The oven needs to be heated to 350 Degrees.
Season the lamb chops with two tablespoons of salt.
Season with black pepper as well.
The next step is to combine chili paste, maple syrup and the remaining teaspoons of salt.
Then, you have to brush over the two sides of the lamb in a generous manner.
Set the remaining sauce aside.
Now, it is the time to heat a skillet and it should be done on a medium to high heat until it becomes really hot.
The next step is the process of browning chops in batches. It can be done by allowing 30-45 seconds for each side.
The chops should be placed in a 9 x 13-inch baking pan.
The chops need to be baked for 10 minutes to a medium-rare.
You have to stop when the internal temperature turns 130 Degrees.
It is the time to prepare spinach. (Remember that the chops are in the oven)
Using a large and deep skillet, melt butter.
Then, the shallots should be added.
Cook over the medium heat. (You can stop when softened and the color turns golden).
Handfuls of spinach should be added to the skillet.
Stir well and add more spinach after every batch wilts.
Season with pepper and salt to taste.
In order to serve, a spinach serving should be mounded onto the plates. 21) Now, the lamb can be placed onto plates. 22) Drizzle each one with maple-chili sauce. 23) The dish is ready to serve.
- Loin lamb chops – 8 nos. (They should two inches thick).
- Pure maple syrup – 1/2 cup.
- Salt – 3 1/2 teaspoons.
- Black pepper – to taste. (Freshly ground).
- Asian chili paste (Prepared) – 2 tablespoons.
- Finely chopped medium shallots – 3 nos.
- Butter – 4 tablespoons.
- Cleaned, fresh spinach – 1 pound. (The tough ends should be removed).