Recipes and Cooking Slow-Braised Lamb Shoulder Chops with Sherry 4.5 (2) Add your rating & review Spanish dishes are known for their simplicity and reliance on local food products. The basic and easy preparation of this braised lamb perfectly exemplifies Spanish culinary culture. 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 April 5, 2012 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Jason Donnelly Prep Time: 20 mins Slow Cook Time: 5 hrs Total Time: 5 hrs 20 mins Servings: 6 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 1 cup chopped onion (1 large) ½ cup chopped carrot (1 medium) 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 tablespoon olive oil 6 lamb shoulder chops, about 3/4-inch thick (8 ounces each) 1 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth ¼ cup dry sherry 2 bay leaves ½ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon cracked black pepper ⅛ teaspoon ground cloves 1 recipe Spanish Chard (optional) Directions In a 4 to 5-quart slow cooker combine onion, carrot, and garlic. In a very large skillet heat oil over medium-high heat. Add lamb chops, half at a time, to skillet; cook each chop until brown on both sides. Place chops in slow cooker. Add broth, sherry, bay leaves, salt, pepper, and cloves. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 5 to 6 hours or on high-heat setting for 2-1/2 to 3 hours. Transfer chops to a serving platter; cover with foil to keep warm. For sauce, discard bay leaves from mixture in slow cooker. Transfer vegetable mixture and cooking liquid to a 4-cup glass measure; skim off fat. Using an immersion blender, process vegetables and cooking liquid until smooth. (Or cool mixture slightly; place mixture in a blender. Cover and blend until smooth.) To serve, spoon sauce over chops.* If desired, serve with Spanish Chard. * Watch out for small bones when you eat lamb shoulder chops. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 435 Calories 31g Fat 5g Carbs 30g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 6 Calories 435 % Daily Value * Total Fat 31g 40% Saturated Fat 12g 60% Cholesterol 117mg 39% Sodium 404mg 18% Total Carbohydrate 5g 2% Total Sugars 2g Protein 30g Vitamin C 3mg 15% Calcium 40.4mg 3% Iron 2.7mg 15% Potassium 480mg 10% Folate, total 28.2mcg Vitamin B-12 3.4mcg Vitamin B-6 0.2mg *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.