Grilled Lamb Chops with Rice Pilaf

Cooking method:

Ninja Foodi MAX Multi-Cooker OP500
  • Prep Time: 7 mins
  • Total time: 45 mins
  • Skill Easy
  • Serves 6 people

Grilled Lamb Chops with Rice Pilaf

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For the pilaf

  • 1 onion, diced
  • 3 garlic cloves, crushed and peeled
  • 400g basmati rice, rinsed until water runs clear
  • 500ml chicken stock
  • 1 Juice and zest of orange
  • 100g pomegranate seeds
  • 50g toasted almonds, roughly chopped
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 10g each fresh dill, mint, parsley
  • chopped roughly

For the lamb

  • Olive oil for brushing
  • 12 fresh lamb chops
  • Salt, to taste
  • Pepper, to taste
  • Pomegranate syrup to finish

Cooking mode

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  • Step 1

    Press SEAR/SAUTÉ and set to MD:HI to preheat for 5 minutes.

  • Step 2

    Add oil to pot and sauté onions for 5-8 minutes until golden. Next, add garlic and cook for 1 minute. Add rice and stock.

  • Step 3

    Assemble pressure lid, making sure the pressure release valve is in the SEAL position.

  • Step 4

    Select PRESSURE and set to HI. Set time to 2 minutes. Select START/STOP to begin. Once finished let naturally release for 10 minutes. After 10 minutes, quick release any remaining pressure by moving the pressure valve to the VENT position.

  • Step 5

    Fluff rice and add the remaining ingredients, cover tightly and set aside whilst you cook the chops.

  • Step 6

    Clean pot and add back to machine. Place the reversible rack (in lower steam position, without the top tier installed) in the pot.

  • Step 7

    Brush lamb with olive oil and season on both sides. Place 6 lamb chops on the rack.

  • Step 8

    Close the crisping lid. Select GRILL and set time to 7 minutes. Select START/STOP to begin.

  • Step 9

    Grill chops for 3 minutes and flip. Next, install the top tier and place the remaining chops on it. When cooked how you like them, rest chops on a plate and cover loosely with foil.

  • Step 10

    Serve chops with pilaf and drizzle with glaze of your choice.