Lamb with Cucumber Glaze and Homemade Tzatziki

Lamb with Cucumber Glaze and Homemade Tzatziki

Experience the cucumber-infused brilliance of this homemade tzatziki!

Prep time: 20

Total time: 40

Skill level: Medium

What You'll Need

Cucumber Tzatziki Sauce

Cucumber Glaze


Lamb chops:
1. Preheat oven at 400
2. Drizzle olive oil over chops and season with salt and pepper along with finely chopped fresh rosemary and thyme.
3. In an oven-proof pan, heat on stove top over med/high heat.
4. Add olive oil to the pan and sear chops until a crust has formed on both sides.
5. Place lamb chops in the oven for an additional 5-8 minutes or until the flesh is pink. 

Cucumber Tzatziki Sauce:
1. Grate the cucumber on a cheese grater and squeeze the liquid out. Reserve liquid for the glaze.
2. Combine the grated cucumber, minced garlic, and a pinch of salt and pepper.
3. Add olive oil, dill, and mix. Refrigerate for 30 minutes to 2 hours before serving.

Cucumber Glaze:
1. Combine liquid from long English cucumber, olive oil, and lemon juice. Baste lamb while cooking. 

Serve with pita bread and enjoy.


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