Recipes and Cooking Pomegranate-Marinated Lamb Chops By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on July 16, 2015 Print Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Jason Donnelly Prep Time: 15 mins Grill Time: 12 mins Total Time: 27 mins Servings: 4 Yield: 8 chops Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 8 lamb rib chops, cut into 2-rib portions, or loin chops, cut 1 inch thick ½ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper ¾ cup pomegranate juice ¼ cup olive oil 1 medium shallot, cut up 2 tablespoon snipped fresh mint ½ teaspoon dried thyme, crushed Directions Trim fat from chops. Sprinkle chops with salt and pepper. Place chops in a freezer bag. For marinade, in a blender or food processor combine pomegranate juice, oil, shallot, mint, and thyme. Cover and blend or process until smooth. Pour over chops. Seal bag; turn to coat chops. Freeze for up to 4 months. To serve, thaw in the refrigerator overnight. Drain chops, reserving marinade. In a small saucepan bring marinade to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, for 5 minutes. For a charcoal or gas grill, place chops on the grill rack directly over medium heat. Cover and grill for 12 to 14 minutes for medium-rare (145°F) or 15 to 17 minutes for medium (160°F), turning once halfway through grilling and brushing with marinade for the last 5 minutes of grilling. Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 316 Calories 22g Fat 7g Carbs 22g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 4 Calories 316 % Daily Value * Total Fat 22g 28% Saturated Fat 5g 25% Cholesterol 70mg 23% Sodium 362mg 16% Total Carbohydrate 7g 3% Total Sugars 6g Protein 22g Vitamin C 0.9mg 5% Calcium 28mg 2% Iron 2.5mg 14% Potassium 379mg 8% Folate, total 16mcg Vitamin B-12 1.5mcg Vitamin B-6 0.4mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.