Chimichurri Lamb Chop Dinner

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Last Updated on February 24, 2022 by Chef Mireille

Chimichurri Lamb Chop Dinner

Chimichurri Lamb Dinner with Grilled Shishito Peppers and Wild Rice Pilaf is a gourmet style dinner that comes together easily for a weeknight meal.

Chimichurri Lamb Dinner with Shishito Peppers and Wild Rice Pilaf

Chimichurri is an Argentinian Garlic & Parsley sauce that is full of so much flavor. It is so easy to put together – just whiz a few ingredients in the food processor. Check out the recipe here!

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Chimichurri is such a versatile condiment. In this recipe, I use it as both a marinade and an accompanying sauce and is perfect to quickly flavor up Grilled Lamb Chops. Keep some Chimichurri in the fridge at all times and you will never be at a loss as to how to get dinner on the table quickly.

Today I am giving you a complete dinner to prepare for your family on any day of the week and it comes together quickly and easily. s

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Dinner Menu

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Here are some other side dishes you might like to have to accompany your lamb chops so it’s not Lamb Chops and Wild Rice Pilaf every week!

Chimichurri Lamb Dinner with Wild Rice Pilaf and Shishito Peppers
Chimichurri Lamb Dinner with Wild Rice Pilaf and Shishito Peppers
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Chimichurri Lamb Chop Dinner

Chimichurri Lamb Dinner comes together easily and quickly for a weeknight dinner with Wild Rice Pilaf and blistered shishito peppers.
Prep Time30 minutes
Cook Time15 minutes
Course: Lamb
Cuisine: Continental
Calories: 1138kcal


  • 4 lamb chops about 2 ½ lbs
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • ½ cup chimichurri
  • 1 lb. shishito peppers


  • Season lamb well with salt and pepper.
  • Add chimichurri and coat the lamb well on all sides with the chimichurri.
  • Cover and place in the refrigerator to marinate for at least 30 minutes, however, overnight is best.
  • Brush a grill pan with olive oil and heat well.
  • Add lamb chops and grill on both sides, to desired doneness.
  • Garnish with more chimichurri, as desired.
  • In the same grill pan, add the shishito peppers.
  • Grill them on both sides for a few minutes until they become blistered.
  • Sprinkle with salt and pepper as desired.
  • Serve with Wild Rice Pilaf


Be sure to grill the lamb chops first before the shishito peppers so that you get the awesome caramelization flavor on the peppers.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 1138kcal | Protein: 167g | Fat: 47g | Saturated Fat: 19g | Cholesterol: 514mg | Sodium: 399mg | Potassium: 2142mg | Calcium: 79mg | Iron: 15mg
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  1. I’m sure this chimichurri sauce would go well on just about everything! Even eggs! I need to make lamb more often. Looks so delicious!

  2. This recipe makes me want to run out and buy lamb chops right away! The chimichurri sauce pairs deliciously with the lamb. I love all these flavors. Wonderful recipe.

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