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Best Instant Pot Lamb Chops

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Introducing a flavorful delight, Instant Pot Lamb Chops. This recipe promises tender, succulent lamb chops infused with aromatic spices and cooked to perfection in the Instant Pot. With minimal effort and maximum flavor, these pressure cooker lamb chops are a perfect choice for a satisfying dinner any night of the week.

lamb chops with asian seasoning

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

  • Flavor Explosion: These tender lamb chops combine classic Asian spices for a tantalizing taste experience.
  • Effortless Cooking: The Instant Pot does the work, making cooking lamb chops simple and easy.
  • Tender and Juicy: Expect succulent braised lamb chops that melt in your mouth every time.

Recipe Ingredients

  • Lamb Chops: Lamb loin chops are the star ingredient, known for their rich, slightly gamey flavor.
  • Brown Sugar: Adds a sweet molasses-like flavor that beautifully balances the savory elements.
  • Ground Ginger: Imparts a warm, spicy note that is a key element in Asian cuisine.
  • Minced Garlic: Adds a robust, aromatic flavor that complements the lamb and spices.
  • Soy Sauce: Provides a deep umami note, enhancing the dish’s overall savory profile.
  • Sambal Chili Garlic Paste: Contributes a spicy kick and garlic flavor, bringing an authentic Asian touch.
  • Olive Oil: Used for searing the lamb chops, it helps create a flavorful crust.
  • Chicken Broth: Adds moisture and a subtle savory note, helping to keep the lamb chops juicy.
  • Sesame Seeds: Used as a garnish, they add a delightful crunch and nutty flavor.

How To Cook Instant Pot Lamb Chops?

Here are the steps for pressure cooking Instant Pot lamb chops.

Step One: Prepare The Marinade

Whisk together in a bowl brown sugar, ground ginger, garlic, soy sauce, and sambal paste.

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Step Two: Marinate The Lamb Chops

Place lamb chops in a resealable plastic bag and pour half of the marinade over the chops. Save the rest for later. Marinate in the fridge for 4 to 24 hours.

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Step Three: Sauté The Lamb

Put Instant Pot onto Saute, put in 1 ½ tbs olive oil, let it come to
Hot, add in lamb that has been marinating. Sear on one side for about 2 minutes, flip, and saute for another 2 minutes.

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Step Four: Pressure Cook Lamb Chops

Add the remaining sauce and ½ cup broth to the Instant Pot. Set on High Pressure for 2 minutes for medium doneness.

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Step Five: Natural Release

Let the pressure naturally release for 15 minutes. Then remove the pressure cooker lid to release any remaining pressure.

Step Six: Rest The Meat

Take the meat out and let it rest. Coat with sauce as needed.

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Step Seven: Thicken The Sauce

Put the Instant Pot on sauté for about 5 minutes or until the sauce thickens.

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Step Eight: Serve

Now it’s time to serve these delicious and tasty lamb shoulder chops. I’m sure they will be a huge hit!

Cooking Tips

  • Sear Before Pressure Cooking: For added flavor and texture, sear the lamb chops on the sauté function of the Instant Pot before pressure cooking. Searing caramelizes the surface of the meat, enhancing its flavor and creating a delicious crust.

Substitutions

  • Chicken Broth – You can switch the chicken broth for vegetable broth or beef broth for a different flavor profile.

Storage & Reheating Instructions

  • Refrigeration: If you have leftover cooked lamb chops, refrigerate them promptly. Allow them to cool to room temperature before placing them in an airtight container or wrapping them tightly with plastic wrap. Consume within 3-4 days for the best quality.
  • Freezing: For longer storage, consider freezing cooked lamb chops. Place the chops in a freezer-safe container or wrap them individually with plastic wrap and aluminum foil. Label with the freezing date and store for up to 2-3 months. This helps maintain their flavor and texture.
  • Avoid Overcooking: When reheating cooked lamb chops, be cautious not to overcook them. Reheat gently in the oven or on the stovetop until they reach the desired temperature, helping to preserve their tenderness and juiciness.
  • Thawing: If frozen, thaw cooked lamb chops in the refrigerator overnight before reheating. This gradual thawing method ensures even reheating and maintains the quality of the meat.

What To Serve With This Recipe?

lamb chops with asian seasoning

Instant Pot Lamb Chops Asian Style

Yield: 8-10
Prep Time: 4 hours
Cook Time: 13 minutes
Total Time: 4 hours 13 minutes

Craving for something Asian dish on a Saturday night? Try this Instant Pot Lamb Chops Asian Style Recipe. This will not only save your money but your time to go to restaurant to order this dish as well.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound {8-10) Lamb Chops
  • 2 cups Brown Sugar
  • 2 Tbsp. Ground Ginger
  • 1 Tbsp. minced garlic
  • 1 cup Soy Sauce
  • 2 Tbsp.  Sambal Chili Garlic Paste
  • 2 Tbsp. Olive Oil
  • ½ cup Chicken broth
  • Sesame seeds for garnish

Instructions

  1. Whisk together in a bowl brown sugar, ground ginger, garlic, soysauce, and sambal paste.
  2. Place lamb chops in a resealable plastic bag and pour half of themarinade over chops.
  3. Save the rest for later.
  4. Seal and massage ingredients together.
  5. Marinate in the fridge 4 to 24 hours.
  6. Put Instant Pot onto Saute, put in 1 ½ tbs olive oil, let it come toHot, add in lamb that has been marinating.
  7. Sear on one side for about 2 minutes, flip, saute for another 2 minute.
  8. Add the remaining sauce and ½ cup broth to the Instant Pot.
  9. Set on High Pressure for 2 minutes for medium.
  10. Let natural release for 15 minutes.
  11. Take meat out and let rest.
  12. Coat with sauce as needed.
  13. Put on saute for about 5 minutes or until thick.
  14. Now it’s time to serve these delicious and tasty Instant pot chops. I’m sure they will be a huge hit!
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 8 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 495Total Fat: 22gSaturated Fat: 8gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 12gCholesterol: 65mgSodium: 2212mgCarbohydrates: 53gFiber: 1gSugar: 45gProtein: 24g

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