Lamb Chops with Garlic and Fresh Herbs

Lamb Chops with Garlic and Fresh Herbs Courtesy of home cooks and wine enthusiasts, Tom & Linda Ryall of SV Kitchen
Serves 2 (Recipe easily doubles or triples)

INGREDIENTS

  • 4 (3 oz/ 85 g) bone-in loin lamb chops
  • 2 teaspoons (10 ml) peeled and sliced garlic
  • 4 sprigs fresh thyme (each about 2 inches/ 5 cm long)
  • 1 fresh bay leaf
  • 1 tablespoon (15 ml) fresh parsley
  • 1 teaspoon (5 ml) fresh oregano
  • 8 black peppercorns
  • 1 tablespoon (14 g) butter
  • Sea salt

 

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Fill and preheat the SousVide Supreme to 132F/56C.
  2. Put the lamb, garlic, herbs (no need to chop the herbs), peppercorns, and butter into a cooking pouch and vacuum seal. (If making multiple servings, put no more than 4 chops to a pouch.)
  3. Submerge in the water oven and cook for 2 hours (or up to 4 hours).
  4. Remove the chops and pat dry, discarding the herbs, garlic, and peppercorns. Season with salt.
  5. On the stovetop, heat a cast iron skillet on high until very hot and sear the chops for about 30 seconds on each side to brown.
  6. Serve as is, or dress up with a pat of compound butter or your favorite sauce.