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Lamb Chops Recipe with Mint & Shallot Sauce 6 Weight Watchers SmartPoints

Lamb Chops Recipe with Mint & Shallot Sauce - 6 Weight Watchers SmartPoints

Housewives of Frederick County
A deliciously flavored, tender lamb chops recipe with a mint & shallot sauce. Only 6 Weight Watchers SmartPoints for 2 lamb chops.
Prep Time 29 mins
Cook Time 11 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Dinner, Main Course
Cuisine American, English
Servings 4 people
Calories 197 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1/3 cup Apple Juice
  • 1 1/2 tsp Cornstarch
  • 8 Lamb Loin Chops, approximately 1 1/2 lbs , trim any extra fat
  • 1/2 tsp Kosher Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Pepper, freshly ground
  • 1 tsp Canola oil
  • 1 Shallot, finely chopped
  • 1/3 cup Beef Broth, reduced sodium
  • 2 tbsp Cider Vinegar
  • 2 tbsp Mint Jelly
  • 2 tbsp Fresh Mint, minced

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.
  • Mix apple juice & cornstarch in a small bowl and set aside.
  • Trim the fat off lamb chops and sprinkle with salt & pepper.
  • Heat oil in a large ovenproof skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Add lamb chops to heated skillet and cook until browned on one side.
  • Flip lamb chops and place entire pan into the oven.
  • Bake lamb chops for approximately 11 minutes or when a meat thermometer in one of the lamb chops reaches 140 degrees (for medium-rare).
  • Transfer lamb chops to a serving platter and cover loosely with tin foil.
  • Place skillet back over medium-high heat on your stove-top (use a pot holder) & add shallot.
  • Cook shallot, stirring constantly, until browned and softened.
  • Add beef broth, vinegar, and mint jelly and bring to a boil. Use a fork to break up the jelly until it dissolves into the sauce.
  • Cook, whisking constantly, until the liquid has reduced by half.
  • Stir in the cornstarch mixture and bring sauce to a simmer.
  • Stir constantly until the sauce is thickened.
  • Remove sauce from heat and stir in 1 tablespoon of fresh mint.
  • Pour sauce over top of the lamb chops and then sprinkle another 1 tablespoon of fresh mint on top.

Notes

6 Weight Watchers SmartPoints for 2 Lamb Chops
Nutrition Info:
197 calories, 7.5 g total fat, 2.3 g saturated fat, 11.2 g carbohydrates, .3 g fiber, 8 g sugar, 19.9 g protein
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