Filed Under: main-dish, north-american, Pasta, steam, Under 20 Mins

Steamed Lamb Chops with Orzo

Steaming the lamb in a spice rub is what makes this dish so flavourful and very healthy

April 8th, 2012

Prep Time
20 minutes
Cook Time
20 minutes
  • 4 lamb chops
  • 2 cups orzo pasta
  • 1 cup parsley, chopped
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons chopped garlic
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  1. Boil 6 cups of water in a steamer.

  2. Mix all of the ingredients together and use this mixture to coat the lamb chops. Place the spiced lamb in the steamer for 20 minutes.

  3. Meanwhile cook orzo pasta in salted, boiling water (according to package instructions) or in low-sodium chicken broth for added flavour.

  4. When pasta is ready, drain and divide between 4 dishes on the side of a steamed lamb chop.

Steamed Lamb Chops with Orzo
Photography by Loretta Chang

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