appetizer

Cardamom Lamb Chops with Rich Vanilla Sauce

A taste is all you need of this luxurious lamb appetizer which pairs two exquisite ingredients -- slightly sweet floral cardamom and rich, full-bodied vanilla.
20m
PREP TIME
35m
COOK TIME
226
CALORIES
18
INGREDIENTS

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Ingredients 8 Servings

INSTRUCTIONS

  • 1 For the Lamb Chops, mix sugar, cardamom, cumin, cinnamon and ginger in small bowl. Brush lamb chops with oil. Coat with garlic, then spice mixture. Refrigerate at least 2 hours or overnight
  • 2 For the Vanilla Sauce, melt 2 tablespoons of the butter in large skillet on medium heat. Add mushrooms; cook and stir 5 to 7 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from skillet. Melt remaining 1 tablespoon butter in same skillet on medium heat. Add shallots; cook and stir 2 minutes or until softened. Stir in balsamic vinegar and chicken broth. Bring to boil. Reduce heat to low; simmer 15 minutes or until sauce is reduced by half and slightly thickened. Stir in cream, vanilla and mushrooms. Simmer until heated through
  • 3 Meanwhile, season lamb chops with sea salt and pepper. Grill over medium-high heat 8 to 10 minutes or until desired doneness, turning once. Serve lamb chops with Vanilla Sauce

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