Lamb Chops with Prunes Recipe

  • 8 lamb loin chops (1-inch thick)
  • 1 tablespoon cooking oil
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 3/4 cup orange juice, divided
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 8 ounces pitted prunes
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons cornstarch
  1. In a medium skillet, brown chops in oil on both sides; sprinkle with salt and pepper. Drain; return chops to skillet. Set aside 1 tablespoon of orange juice; pour remaining juice into skillet. Add syrup, ginger and allspice; cover and cook over medium-low heat for 15 minutes, turning chops once. Add prunes. Cover and simmer until chops are tender. Remove the chops to a serving platter and keep warm. Combine cornstarch and reserved orange juice; add to skillet. Bring to a boil over medium heat; cook and stir for 2 minutes. Spoon over lamb.