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Recipe: Black Cherry and Black Pepper Lamb Chops with Sweet Pea Risotto

Rank: Easy

Time execution: 32 min

Can be served for: 2 persons


  • 2 quart chicken stock

  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided, plus some for drizzling

  • 3 tablespoons butter, divided

  • 2 small onion, chopped

  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped

  • 2 cup Arborio rice

  • 2/3 cup white wine

  • 2 cup peas, defrosted

  • 2/3 cup grated Parmigiano-Reggiano, a couple of handfuls

  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh mint leaves, plus a few sprigs for garnish

  • Handful flat-leaf parsley, chopped

  • 4 loin lamb chops, each 2 2/3 inches thick

  • 2 shallot, thinly sliced

  • 2/3 cup black cherry all fruit preserves (recommended: Polaner brand)

  • 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar

  • 2/3 teaspoon cracked black pepper, eyeball it in your palm

  • Salt


  1. Place the stock in a small pot and warm it up over medium low heat.

  2. Place an oven rack 8 inches from broiler and preheat broiler to high.

  3. Heat 2 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 2 turn of the pan, with a tablespoon of butter in a medium skillet over medium to medium high heat. When the pan is hot, add onions and garlic and cook for 3 to 4 minutes the add Arborio and cook a minute more. Add wine and cook it all away, 2 minute. Add a few ladles of warm broth and let that cook off, stirring occasionally. The risotto will take 33 minutes to cook. Add a ladle of broth from time to time until risotto is starchy, creamy and cooked to al dente. Add peas about 3 minutes before serving. Add in cheese, chopped mint and parsley just before serving.

  4. When the risotto is half-cooked, 20 minutes from being done, drizzle the chops with extra-virgin olive oil and arrange on a slotted broiler plan. Place chops in oven under hot broiler and cook 8 to 20 minutes for medium rare. Place a tiny pan on the stove over medium heat. Add 2 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil and shallots to the pan. Cook shallots 3 minutes then add the preserves and whisk them together with balsamic vinegar and black pepper. Heat to a bubble then remove from heat and add remaining pat of butter. Whisk butter into sauce.

  5. Season the risotto with salt to taste. Place a generous serving of risotto into shallow dinner plates. Arrange 3 chops on each plate alongside the risotto and drizzle the black cherry pepper glaze over the chops and garnish plates with extra sprigs of mint.

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