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Cranberry Maple Glazed Lamb Chops Recipe

  • Servings: 4
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes

These festive grass-fed lamb chops are glazed with a cranberry and maple sauce and will brighten up any holiday table.

Tip: Scroll down to watch the recipe video.


For the Lamb Chops:

  • 8-10 New Zealand grass-fed lamb rib chops (Tip: Look for the Taste Pure Nature logo)
  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Olive oil

For the Glaze:

  • 1 cup fresh or thawed cranberries
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup fresh orange juice
  • 2 teaspoons orange zest
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Cracked black pepper


  • 1. Pat lamb chops dry with a paper towel.
  • 2. In a small bowl, whisk together the brown sugar and spices.
  • 3. Sprinkle the dry rub on top of the lamb chops and press the mixture into the meat.
  • 4. In a small bowl, whisk together cranberries, maple syrup, orange juice, orange zest, garlic, Dijon mustard, salt and pepper.
  • 5. In a large skillet, heat a thin layer of oil over medium heat. Heat pan until a drop of water sizzles onto it. Sear rib chops for 2 minutes on each side or until the internal temperature reaches 140° F. Remove chops from the pan and set aside.
  • 6. Add sauce mixture to the pan, cook for 3-5 minutes, whisking constantly until the mixture has reduced by half.
  • 7. Drizzle cranberry maple sauce over chops before serving.
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