Maple and Apple Braised Lamb Shoulder Chops

READY IN: 45mins

A fruity lamb chop, complimented by serving with mashed potatoes or squash.

Top Review by Kcps96

Delicious! I usually try to avoid lamb because I have never liked it very much and only cook it for the rest of the family. However, this was very tasty. I omitted the prunes and placed the apple slices in the pan after removing the chops to allow them to cook while the sauce thickened. I forgot to add the salt and pepper, but they were good anyway. I will definitely make this again.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Trim the chops of external fat and season to taste with salt and pepper.
  2. Heat the oil in a large, heavy based pan and saute the chops on a high heat for 2 minutes each side or until browned.
  3. Combine the apple juice, stock, maple syrup and lemon juice and add to the pan.
  4. Reduce heat, cover and simmer over a low heat for 30-40 minutes or until lamb is very tender.
  5. Remove lamb from pan, cover with foil and keep warm.
  6. Boil the remaining juices until thick and syrupy.
  7. Return the lamb for a few minutes to heat through and coat well with the sauce.
  8. Serve the Lamb chops with the mashed potatoes or squash and spoon the sauce, apples and prunes over the chops.

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