Smoked and Seared Lamb Chops

Smoked and Seared Lamb Chops

As tradition would have it, at Easter, it’s time to make smoked lamb in the smoker. These smoked and seared lamb chops are not only delicious, but also surprisingly easy to prepare.
Servings 4
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
1 hour 20 minutes


  • Z Grills Pellet Smoker
  • Z Grills Competition Blend Pellets


  • Rack of Lamb
  • Coarse Kosher Salt
  • Jeff's Texas Style Rub
  • Jeff's Original Sauce
  • Balsamic Vinegar
  • A1 Sauce



  • Slice the rack of lamb into individual chops.

Dry Brine

  • Sprinkle a pinch of coarse kosher salt onto the top side of each chop. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours or overnight (no need to rinse when finished).

Glaze and Season

  • For the glaze, combine 3/4 cup of Jeff's barbecue sauce, 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar, 3 TBS of A1 sauce.
  • Glaze the top side of each chop.
  • Sprinkle the top of each chop with the rub.


  • Set up your smoker for cooking at 220 ℉.
  • Smoke cook chops until they reach medium-rare (128-130 ℉), about 25-30 minutes.
  • Rest for 10 minutes under foil before searing.


  • Use a griddle, hot pan, hot grill, or broiler to quickly sear the top and bottom sides of the lamb chops.
  • Finish and serve
  • Keep warm until serving time. Enjoy!
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Smoked

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