This Yogurt Marinated Memphis Lamb Chops recipe requires at least an hour for marination, but once you taste these big flavors you’ll know that every minute was worth it. Achieve peak tenderness and juiciness through the infusion of seasonings in the marinade, these lamb chops make an ideal candidate for grilling out.

The accompanying mint yogurt sauce is also a must. This delectable, creamy, and zesty topping perfectly balances the lamb’s robust flavors.

COOKING TEMPERATURES FOR LAMB
Use a meat thermometer to measure the lamb’s temperature.
  • Rare: 115–120°F
  • Medium Rare: 125°F
  • Medium: 130°F
  • Medium Well: 145°F
  • Well done: 150°F
INGREDIENTS
  • Bone-In lamb Frenched rib rack

Yogurt Marinade

  • 2/3 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1/4 cup Memphis Marinades Carolina Mustard BBQ Sauce
  • 1 tbsp 901 Memphis Rub or Mild Memphis Rub

Mint Yogurt Sauce

  • 2/3 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1/4 cup mint leaves, finely chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • Juice from 1/2 lemon
  • Lemon zest from 1/2 lemon
  • 1 teaspoon 901 Memphis Rub or Mild Memphis Rub

 

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Slice the rack of lamb into individual chops.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine the yogurt marinade ingredients until thoroughly mixed: plain Greek yogurt, Memphis Marinades Carolina Mustard BBQ Sauce, and 901 Memphis Rub or Mild Memphis Rub.
  3. Add the lamb chops to the yogurt marinade and mix until evenly coated. Let marinate for at least 1 hour to overnight.
  4. In another mixing bowl, combine the mint yogurt sauce ingredients until thoroughly mixed: plain Greek Yogurt, mint leaves, garlic, lemon juice, lemon zest, and 901 Memphis Rub or Mild Memphis Rub. Chill in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes. You can keep it in the refrigerator for up to 4 days.
  5. Preheat the grill to medium-high heat.
  6. Remove most of the marinade from the lamb chops so the yogurt doesn’t burn.
  7. Grill the lamb chops to your desired temperature. 3 minutes a side will be about medium. Remove from the grill and rest for 5–7 minutes.
  8. Serve lamb chops with the mint yogurt sauce.
  9. Enjoy.