Grilled lamb chops made baby led weaning (BLW)
This is the second blog post part of the “Half Lamb for Babies” series. Basically, I bought a half lamb and every time I cook a portion, I make it appropriate to serve to babies six months or over (and the rest of the family for that matter!). I started with minty lamb meatballs for babies made with ground lamb and today I’m sharing a scrumptious grilled lamb chops recipe. Fancy yet simple.
First off, I thawed one package of lamb chops from La Ferme Valens:
I picked some fresh rosemary and thyme in fresh herbs pot:
After that, I combined all the ingredients except the lamb chops in a small bowl:
Then I rubbed the herb mixture on both sides of the lamb chops. I placed the lamb chops in a container to marinate for one hour in the fridge:
Finally, I cooked them on the barbecue at the highest temperature.
Babies can gnaw on these lamb chops even when just starting out at around 6 months old. They won’t get much meat off but the sucking action will draw out the iron from the meat and this can keep them busy for a long time. Long enough for the rest of the family to enjoy a nice hot meal while the baby chomps on the baby led weaning (BLW) lamb chops.
Did you ever give a lamb chop to a baby?
Grilled Lamb Chop Recipe for Babies
2 large garlic cloves, minced
1 tablespoon fresh rosemary leaves, chopped
1 tablespoon fresh thyme leaves, chopped
Pinch cayenne pepper
1/2 teaspoon coarse sea salt (omit if you have a baby under 12 months)
2 tablespoons olive oil
4 lamb chops
Combine all ingredients except the lamb chops in a bowl. Rub the mixture on both sides of the lamb chops and let marinate for at least one hour in the refrigerator. Then, remove from refrigerator and allow the lamb chops to come to room temperature for about 20 minutes.
Then, heat barbecue over high heat, add the chops and sear for about 2 minutes. Flip the chops over and cook for another 3 1/2 minutes. Let cool to room temperature and offer one small lamb chop to your baby. Enjoy!
Makes approximately 4 adult-sized portions.
Recipe inspired from the Food Network.film Extinction 2015 download
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