Can You Put Lamb Chops In An Air Fryer? (read this first)

Lamb makes a welcome change to pork, beef or chicken and cooking lamb chops is so easy in the air fryer. In fact, it’s so easy to cook lamb chops in the air fryer that we’re sure you’ll make it a weekly meal choice once you’ve tried them.

What Are Lamb Chops?

Lamb chops are usually on the bone chops which are taken from the lamb’s shoulder, loin, sirloin or rib. You can get lamb chops without bones but when people refer to lamb chops they’re generally referring to those with bones.

Why You’ll Love Cooking Lamb Chops In The Air Fryer

Lamb has such a wonderful flavour and is always so tender and juicy. We’re sure you’ll love cooking lamb chops in the air fryer because;

  • They’re easy to make
  • Cook in less than 15 minutes
  • Easy to clean up
  • The meat is tender, juicy and full of flavour

How To Cook Lamb Chops In An Air Fryer

This recipe is so simple and yet the results will impress your dinner guests because of how moist, juicy, tender and flavoursome the lamb chops turn out.

Ingredients

  • 8 Lamb Chops
  • 2 tablespoons of Olive Oil
  • 1 tablespoon of Butter
  • 2 tablespoons of chopped Fresh Rosemary
  • 3  crushed Cloves of Garlic
  • Salt & Pepper

Method

  1. Preheat the air fryer to 190 C (375 F)
  2. Mix the olive oil, butter, garlic and rosemary in a large bowl
  3. Put each chop into the bowl and coat in the mixture
  4. Place the coated chops in the air fryer basket ensuring there is a space between each one
  5. Air fry for 5 minutes
  6. Turn the chops and cook for a further 5 to 7 minutes or until the internal temperature reaches at least 63°C (146°F)
  7. Remove from the basket and allow to rest for 3 to 4 minutes 
  8. Serve

Air Fried Lamb Chops Cooking Tips

  • You can add Dijon mustard to the coating if you like as that will enhance the flavour
  • All air fryers are different which means all cooking times are likely to vary
  • It is important to ensure the internal temperature of the lamb reaches a minimum of 63 C (146 F) before serving
  • Allowing the meat to rest before serving allows the juices to settle down and the fibres of the meat to relax
  • To cut down on washing up, you can use baking paper or disposable paper liners in the air fryer basket before adding the lamb chops. However the paper should not be added to the basket until after preheating has taken place
  • You might have to adjust cooking times depending on the size and thickness of your lamb chops
  • Cooking times will need adjusting depending on how rare or well done you prefer your lamb

What To Serve With Lamb Chops

Once you’ve cooked your lamb chops, you’ll need to serve them. There are several great accompaniments for lamb chops which include;

  • Roast Potatoes
  • Mashed Potatoes
  • Chips
  • Garden Peas
  • Carrots
  • Asparagus
  • Brussel Sprouts
  • Cabbage

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Frequently Asked Questions

Can you eat lamb chops with pink in the middle?

You can eat lamb chops with pink in the middle. This is called rare. If you prefer your lamb chops to be fully cooked all through, this is called well done.

What cooking method is best for lamb chops?

The best cooking method for lamb chops is the same method that’s best for cooking steak. That is cooked on a high heat quickly. Which makes cooking lamb chops in an air fryer a great choice.

Why are my lamb chops tough?

If your lamb chops are tough they have most likely been overcooked.

Why are my lamb chops stringy and chewy?

If your lamb chops are stringy and chewy they are probably undercooked.

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