You are here: Home » Recipes » Walnut-Coated Lamb Chops Walnut-Coated Lamb Chops Recipe by California Walnut Board Yield 8 servings Prep 10 mins Cook 30 mins These flavorful lamb chops are accented with a sweet citrus dipping sauce California Walnut Board PrintEmail Ingredients 1/2 cup fresh bread crumbs1/2 cup chopped California walnuts1 tablespoon fresh thyme2 tablespoons chopped parsley2 teaspoons orange zest1/4 teaspoon salt1 tablespoon Dijon mustard1 -- rack of lamb (8 chops) “French trimmed” of all excess fat -- non-stick cooking sprayHoney Walnut Sauce:1/2 cup honey1/4 cup orange juice2 teaspoons olive oil1 teaspoon orange zest2 tablespoons finely chopped California walnuts, toasted Instructions Preheat oven to 400F. In a food processor or blender, add bread crumbs, walnuts, thyme, parsley, orange zest and salt and process to a coarse texture. Brush lamb with mustard. Press on the crumb coating. Place lamb in a shallow roasting pan that has been lightly coated with cooking spray. Roast for 30-40 minutes for medium rare, or until desired doneness. Honey Walnut Sauce: (Makes about 1 cup). In a small saucepan over medium heat, combine honey, orange juice, olive oil and orange zest. Heat until simmering. Remove from heat and stir in walnuts. Serve.