Do you love lamb chops? If yes, then you probably know how this simple recipe can get your mouth watering.
The best part? It is very easy to prepare using a pressure cooker. Besides, this recipe is perfect for Sunday dinners, holidays, special occasions, or when you’ve last-minute guests at your house.
But how long does it take to cook lamb chops in a pressure cooker? And why use a pressure cooker? Keep reading to find out this and much more.
What Ingredients Do You Need?
Generally speaking, it all depends on your cooking style. However, below is a list of some of the common ingredients you will need to make savory lamb chops. These ingredients can easily be found in any grocery shop. They include:
- Lamb chops (about three pounds depending on the number of guests)
- 3 Fresh rosemary springs
- A cup beef broth
- One tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
- 1 clove garlic (minced)
- Salt to taste and freshly ground black pepper
- 1 bay leaf
How to Cook the Lamb Chops
Below are the steps to follow while cooking lamb chops.
Season the lamb chops using salt. Also, make sure to rub the chops with rosemary leaves and pepper onto both sides.
Pour olive oil into the pressure cooker and set it to Sauté on Normal. Let it come to Hot and then add your garlic, rosemary, and bay leaf.
Add your lamb chops in the pressure cooker and let it cook for around 2 minutes one each side until browned. Once browned, transfer the chops into a plate.
Pour the beef broth into the cooker to deglaze. But if you don’t have the broth, you can use white wine instead. Next, return the browned lamb chops into the pot.
Place the pressure cooker lid in place and then set it on High Pressure for 4-5 minutes. The time varies depending on the size of your lamb chops.
Lastly, once the 5 minutes have elapsed, do a quick pressure release and take the meat out of the cooker. You can then proceed to serve your lamb chops with baked potatoes or even fresh vegetables and enjoy your dinner.
How Long to Cook Lamb Chops in Pressure Cooker?
The time it takes to have your lamb chops ready may vary depending on the number of servings. However, for four servings, it will take you around 20 minutes to prepare the meat and the rest of the ingredients.
Additionally, you may need to spend around 10 minutes to cook the lamb chops. So in total, it will take you at least 30 minutes to have your dish ready.
Overall, there are so many benefits that come with cooking your lamb chops in a pressure cooker. Besides saving you time in preparing the chops, a pressure cooker ensures most of the nutrients are retained. On top of that, it enhances the natural flavors of the lamb chops. So, it makes sense to prepare food and especially meat using a pressure cooker.