Make the best and the easiest sauce for lamb chops! This creamy mustard-thyme sauce is made with garlic, red or white wine, Dijon mustard, fresh herbs, sea salt, and cracked black pepper. This savory Mediterranean dish will become a family favorite dinner!
Course Main Course
Keyword how to cook lamb chops, pan-seared lamb chops, sauce for lamb chops
Prep Time 10minutes
Cook Time 20minutes
Total Time 30minutes
1cupwhite wineor red wine
How to marinate lamb chops:
Combine olive oil, lemon juice, thyme, blacked cracked pepper, sea salt, minced garlic in a medium bowl. Mix.
Arrange lamb chops on a large plate. Pour the marinade over the lamb chops. Make sure the lamb chops are covered with the marinade from all sides.
Let the lamb chops sit at room temperature in this marinade for 30 minutes.
How to sear lamb chops:
Heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil on medium heat in a large skillet until hot. Add lamb chops.
Cook on medium-high heat about 4 minutes on one side. Then 4 minutes on medium heat on another side.
Remove the lamb chops from the skillet.
How to make the sauce for lamb:
Add wine to the same skillet and bring to boil.
Add mustard, fresh thyme, and minced garlic.
Bring to boil and reduce the sauce, until it thickens. It should take a couple of minutes.
Add back the pan-seared lamb chops.
Simmer on low-medium heat to heat them through.
Season the sauce with salt and cracked black pepper, if needed.
Note: Make sure the lamb chops are cooked to medium. If not, cook them in the sauce, covered with the lid, for a couple of minutes. Then, remove from heat, and allow the lamb chops rest, covered until they are cooked through.
To serve, spoon the sauce over lamb chops and sprinkle more fresh thyme on top.