Grilled Lamb Chops with Gorgonzola Butter Recipe

I have had made this wonderful Grilled Lamb Chops with Gorgonzola Butter Recipe for years.  I believe it came from Bon Appetit Magazine.  Absolutely the best lamb chops.

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Grilled Lamb Chops with Gorgonzola Butter Recipe:
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
6 mins
Total Time
26 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Grilled Lamb Chops with Gorgonzola Butter Recipe
Servings: 4 servings
Grilled Lamb Chops:
  • 1/2 cup olive oil, extra-virgin
  • 1/4 cup shallots, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons garlic, minced
  • 4 teaspoons rosemary leaves, finely chopped or 2 teaspoons dried rosemary, crumbled
  • Coarse salt and freshly-ground black pepper
  • 2 1/2 pound rack of Lamb, cut into 8 double chops
Gorgonzola Butter:
  • 1/2 cup plus 1 teaspoon butter, room temperature
  • 2 teaspoons shallots, minced
  • 1 teaspoon garlic, minced
  • 2 ounces gorgonzola cheese
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil, extra-virgin
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice, fresh squeezed
Grilled Lamb Chops with Gorgonzola Butter Instructions:
  1. In a small bowl, whisk together olive oil, shallots, garlic, and rosemary leaves.  Season to taste with salt and pepper.  Place lamb chops in baking dish. P our Marinade over the chops, turning to coat both sides.  Cover and refrigerate at least 2 hours or overnight.

  2. Prepare Gorgonzola Butter (see recipe below) and refrigerate until ready to use.

  3. Preheat barbecue grill or preheat broiler of your oven.  Grill or broil lamb chops to desired doneness, approximately 2 to 3 minutes per side for medium rare and an internal thermometer registers 125 degrees F. (use a meat thermometer to test for doneness).  Remove from grill or broiler and transfer to individual serving plates.

  4. Remove Gorgonzola Butter from refrigerator and cut into 1/2-inch wide slices.  Place one (1) butter slice on each cooked pork chop and serve.

  5. Makes 4 servings.


Gorgonzola Butter Instructions:
  1. In a small frying pan over medium heat, melt 1 teaspoon butter.  Add shallots and garlic; saute 1 minute.  Remove from heat and set aside.

  2. Using a electric mixer, beat remaining 1/2 cup butter and Gorgonzola cheese until fluffy.  Add shallot mixture, olive oil, and lemon juice; beat until well blended.

  3. On a large piece of plastic wrap, make butter mixture into a 1-inch wide cylinder log; wrap plastic wrap around the butter.  Refrigerate until firm, at least 3 hours. 


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