*  Exported from  MasterCook II  *
 
                      Grilled Chili-Rubbed Lamb Chops
 
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 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Rubs
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    3      Tbsp          chili powder
    1      Tbsp          ground cumin
    2      tsp           dried thyme -- crumbled
    2      tsp           sugar
    1 1/2  tsp           salt
      3/4  tsp           ground allspice
    1      tsp           freshly ground black pepper
   16      rib lamb cho  each about 1 1/2 inches thick
 
 
  trimmed of excess fat
  about 2 C. hot pepper jelly (recipe follows)
     as an accompaniment
 >
 >In a small bowl, stir together the chili powder, cumin,
 >thyme, sugar, salt, allspice, and black pepper. Sprinkle
 >the spice mixture over the chops, rub it evenly all over
 >the meat, and chill the chops, covered, for at least 4 hours
 >or overnight.
 >
 >Prepare a grill with glowing coals or preheat the broiler.
 >On the oiled rack of the grill or on a broiler pan in the broiler,
 >grill or broil the chops 4 inches from the heat for 5 to 7
 >minutes on each side for medium-rare meat. Serve the chops
 >with the pepper jelly.
 >Serves 8.
 
 
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 NOTES : 
        >Notes: we have always used a rack of lamb sliced into chops,
        >which are less thick than called for here, and served 3 per
        >person rather than 2.