Savory Lamb Chops Savory Lamb Chops Photo by Cynthia L. NoblesSavory Lamb Chops go together quickly. Saute them in a skillet on the stove top and finish in the oven. Melinda Winans April 10, 2013 Comments Advocate-tested recipe Savory Lamb Chops Serves 4. Recipe is by Melinda Winans, Baton Rouge 1/4 tsp. dried thyme 1/4 tsp. dry mustard 1/4 tsp. ground black pepper 1/2 tsp. salt 1/2 tsp. garlic powder 8 lamb rib chops (1-inch thick) 1 tbl. vegetable oil 1. Preheat a skillet on medium-high and the oven to 400 degrees. 2. In a small bowl, combine thyme, mustard, black pepper, salt and garlic powder. 3. Pat lamb chops dry. Sprinkle with seasoning mixture and sauté in oil in a large skillet 2 minutes on each side. Put skillet in oven and bake 5 minutes for medium-rare. A probe thermometer inserted in center should read 140 degrees. 4. Transfer to a platter, tent with foil and let rest 5 minutes before serving.