Recipe: Honey Orange Lamb Chops


The perfect recipe for national honey month!

Serves 4

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 4 lamb chops, about ¾ inches thick
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried tarragon
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard

Heat oil in a 12-inch skillet, add lamb chops and cook for about five minutes on each side. Remove the chops to a platter.

Add the next three ingredients to the skillet and scrape up any brown bits stuck to the bottom. Bring to a boil and reduce to about half for about three minutes. Reduce heat to low and add honey, salt, pepper, and mustard.

Mix thoroughly, then return chops to skillet and heat through.