Mains, Meat, Outdoor Cooking

Grilled Lamb Chops With Smoky Romesco Sauce

Cooking method:

Ninja Woodfire Electric BBQ Grill & Smoker
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Pre-Heat Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 16 mins
  • Total time: 36 mins
  • Skill Easy
  • Serves 4 people

Grilled Lamb Chops With Smoky Romesco Sauce


Tip: Allergy Advice

This dish contains the following allergens: Nuts

Recipe tags


  • 2 red peppers, deseeded, quartered
  • Salt, as desired
  • Ground pepper, as desired
  • 6 tbsp olive oil, divided
  • 50g blanched almonds
  • 1 large garlic clove, peeled
  • 1 tbsp sherry vinegar
  • 1 tsp smoked sweet paprika
  • 1 tbsp freshly chopped flat leaf parsley
  • 8 x 85g lamb chops

Cooking mode

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  • Step 1

    To install the grill plate, position it flat on top of the heating element and gently press down until it sits into place, then close the lid. 

  • Step 2

    While holding the smokebox lid open, use the pellet scoop to pour pellets into the smokebox until filled to the top. Then close smokebox lid.​

  • Step 3

    Turn dial to GRILL. Press WOODFIRE FLAVOUR and set the temperature to HI and set time to 16 minutes. Select START/STOP to begin preheating (IGN and preheating will take approx. 10 minutes).

  • Step 4

    While the unit is preheating, prepare the peppers and chops. Brush peppers all over with 1 tablespoon olive oil and season as desired. Brush lamb chops with 1 tablespoon oil and season as desired.  

  • Step 5

    When unit beeps to signify it has preheated and ADD FOOD is displayed, open lid and place the prepared peppers, onto the grill plate. Close lid to begin cooking.

  • Step 6

    After 10 minutes, open lid and using silicone tipped tongs remove pepper from unit and reserveAllow peppers to cool slightly. 

  • Step 7

    Add lamb chops to grill. After 3 minutes turn over.

  • Step 8

    Meanwhile, make romesco dressing. Place all ingredients except lamb into a food processor including the smoked peppers and process until smooth.  

  • Step 9

    Serve lamb chops hot with sauce and green vegetables.