Lamb Sirloin with Stockyards-style Garlic Mint Marinade

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Quick Facts

Servings: 4
Prep Time: 1 hr. 30 min.
Cook Time: 8 min.
Total: 1 hr. 38 min.
Chef Tim Love
Garlic lovers will rejoice with their first taste of these savory lamb steaks drizzled with garlic vinaigrette.


  • 4 10 oz lamb sirloin steaks
  • Marinade for Lamb1/2 cup chopped garlic
  • 2 cups olive oil
  • 2 cups mint (fresh)
  • 1 lime zest and juice
  • Garlic Mint Vinaigrette1 cup garlic cloves
  • 1 cup olive oil (blend)
  • 2 cups mint leaves
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh thyme
  • 1 Tbs stone ground mustard
  • 1 Tbs rice wine vinegar
  • 4 each lime zest and juice
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper


  • In a medium mixing bowl, blend garlic, olive oil, mint, and lime zest and juice to make marinade. Add lamb sirloin steaks to marinade in a glass baking pan for at least one hour, covered (ideally overnight).
  • Preheat grill.
  • Meanwhile, remove lamb from marinade. Lightly score the lamb sirloins, approximately 4 cuts per side.
  • Place the lamb steaks on the grill over low heat. Cook over low heat for approximately 4 minutes. Flip and cook for additional 4 minutes.
  • For Garlic Mint VinaigretteSlowly roast garlic in olive oil over medium heat in a heavy bottom sauce pan. Let the oil cool with garlic in it.
  • Combine all ingredients, except mint, in blender and mix until chunky. Add mint and blend for about 2-3 seconds.
  • Drizzle grilled lamb sirloin steaks with vinaigrette to taste.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 1918
  Calories from Fat 1562 (81%)
(272%)Total Fat 177g
(138%)Saturated Fat 28g
Polyunsaturated Fat 17g
Monounsaturated Fat 126g
(60%)Cholesterol 181mg
(35%)Sodium 838mg
(40%)Potassium 1395mg
Total Carbohydrate 26g
(20%)Dietary Fiber 5g
Sugars 1g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(126%)Protein 63g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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