Lamb chops in the air fryer couldn’t be easier and they are better for you than the pan fried version as you won’t be using so much oil and the fat from the chops will drain to the bottom of the frying basket. A topping of homemade garlic and herb butter will turn these already yummy chops into a thing of wonder!
823 calories per serve
125g butter, chopped, at room temperature
2 garlic cloves, crushed
1 tbsp chopped fresh rosemary leaves
8 lamb loin chops
2 Method Steps
Step 1Place butter(125g butter, chopped, at room temperature) in a small bowl. Use a fork to mash. Add garlic (2 garlic cloves, crushed) and rosemary (1 tbsp chopped fresh rosemary leaves) and stir until combined. Place on a small piece of baking paper and shape into a log about 12cm long. Wrap log in baking paper. Place in the fridge to chill until firm. Cut into 12 slices.
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Step 2Preheat the air fryer for 5 minutes at 200C. Spray lamb chops (8 lamb loin chops) lightly with oil. Season. Arrange over base of air fryer basket in a single layer (see notes). Cook for 3 minutes each side for medium-rare (see notes). Top each chop wih half a slice of garlic butter. Close the air fryer for 1 minute until butter has melted (do not turn the air fryer on).
Depending on the size of your air fryer, you may need to cook the lamb in 2 batches.
Preheat air fryer as directed. If you like your lamb rare, cook for 2 minutes 30 seconds each side. For medium, cook for 4 mins each side. For well done, cook for 5 mins each side.
Leftover garlic butter will keep in the fridge for up to 3 days. To freeze, cut into slices then place in a sealable plastic bag before placing in the freezer.
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