Bacon-Wrapped American Lamb Rib Chops over Caramelized Caraway Onions


  • 4    American Lamb rib chops, 1-1/4 inches thick
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 4    slices bacon
  • Olive oil, as needed
  • 2    red onions, thinly sliced
  • 2    teaspoons chopped fresh rosemary
  • 1    teaspoon caraway seeds
  • 1    tablespoon sherry vinegar

Season chops with salt and pepper.  Wrap 1 bacon slice around each chop.  In a large skillet over medium-high heat, brown chops in oil, seam-side down, 4 to 5 minutes per side; transfer to a large plate.  Add onions, rosemary and caraway seeds to the pan; cook until onions are soft, 4 to 5 minutes.  Cover; cook over medium-low for 5 minutes.  Stir in salt, pepper and vinegar.

Serve chops over the caramelized onions.

4 servings. Preparation time: 5 minutes. Cook time: 20 minutes

Recipe and image provided by the American Lamb Board