Savory Lamb Chops
Serves 4. Recipe is by Melinda Winans, Baton Rouge
1/4 tsp. dried thyme
1/4 tsp. dry mustard
1/4 tsp. ground black pepper
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. garlic powder
8 lamb rib chops (1-inch thick)
1 tbl. vegetable oil
1. Preheat a skillet on medium-high and the oven to 400 degrees.
2. In a small bowl, combine thyme, mustard, black pepper, salt and garlic powder.
3. Pat lamb chops dry. Sprinkle with seasoning mixture and sauté in oil in a large skillet 2 minutes on each side. Put skillet in oven and bake 5 minutes for medium-rare. A probe thermometer inserted in center should read 140 degrees.
4. Transfer to a platter, tent with foil and let rest 5 minutes before serving.