Grilled Lamb Lollipops

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So I decided to be a sweet wifey the other day and make Big Daddy something special for dinner. Often, when we go out to eat, he’ll get a lamb dish, but we’ve never cooked lamb at home. I picked a nice looking rack of lamb up at the grocery this morning and although they were on the small side, they still looked good. I knew he’d be happy with Grilled Lamb Lollipops. Especially with a name like ‘lollipops’, who wouldn’t like that, right?

So I marinated them for a couple of hours. Actually, I marinated them while I prepped and cooked the side dishes so it wasn’t quite 2 hours.

Grilled Lamb Lollipops Menu:

I served the lamb lollipops with Easy Bacon Potatoes, 10 Minute Rolls and Oriental Salad!

Do you grill? What’s your favorite food to grill?

Grilled Lamb Lollipops from

Don’t they look skee-rumptious??

Grilled Lamb Lollipops
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Serves: 4 ribs each for meal, 16 for appetizers
  • 2- 8-rib rack of lamb
  • Marinade:
  • ½ cup olive oil
  • ½ cup lemon juie
  • 1 Tablespoon onion powder
  • 1 Tablespoon oregano, fresh, chopped
  • 2 Tablespoon fresh rosemary, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  1. Mix all marinade ingredients together in a zip top bag. Add lamb, marinate in refrigerator 2 hours minimum or up to 8 hours.
  2. Remove lamb from marinade and discard marinade.
  3. Grill, without grill lid, over medium coals (300 to 350 degrees F) 5 to 7 minutes on each side or until thermometer inserted in thickest portion register 150 degrees for medium rare or160 degrees for medium. Let stand 10 minutes before cutting. Cut into individual, one-bone 'lollipops'.
  4. Serve as meal or appetizer

You may also like these side dishes to go with the Grilled Lamb Lollipops

Avocado & Edamame Salad

Avocado & Edamame Salad #callmepmc

Short-cut Bacon Cheese Rolls from #callmepmc

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  1. says

    These are more than perfect! (aka…better than any lamb dish I’ve seen in a restaurant!) We grill all the time. Even in the dead of winter! (Just means more coals when it’s 20 degrees out!) My favorite is a pork butt. Actually anything pig! Your hubs must have been excited over this dish you made for him! (They look perfectly cooked!)

  2. says

    Yum! I love lamb, and I was so shocked last week when everyone kept commenting that they won’t eat lamb! They are missing out. I wish I could get lamb chops in Iowa, they look delicious 🙂

    • says

      Well, we only have 2 stores and one doesn’t always keep them. We can’t get good seafood very often either. Stinks.

  3. says

    I have never cooked lamb and I am not sure I have ever eaten it. This recipe looks so good, I will have to consider trying it.

    Thank you for linking to the In and Out of the Kitchen Link Party. I wanted to let you know I will be featuring this at the Top 10 Favorites post that goes live on Monday!

    • says

      oh, yayy!!! Thank you so much!! I’m not a big meat fan, like, I can easily do without it, but it was fun to cook and try. Tasted like beef really.


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