Abbacchio a Scottadito (Roman-Style Grilled Lamb)  

Abbacchio a Scottadito (Roman-Style Grilled Lamb)

Servings: 6


  • – 24 lamb rib chops
  • – 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • – 2 medium stems rosemary
  • – 2 lemons, cut into wedges
  • – Salt
  • – Pepper


  1. In a large bowl or tray, add the lamb, olive oil, rosemary, and a generous pinch of both salt and pepper. Mix all ingredients well. Cover the bowl and place in the refrigerator to marinate for at least 2 hours or overnight.
  2. When you are ready to cook the lamb chops, preheat a grill pan over high heat or pre-heat your grill.
  3. Place the lamb chops on the hot grill pan or grill and sear them for 2 – 3 minutes. Then flip each chop and grill it on the other side for another 2 – 3 minutes or longer depending on how well-done you prefer your meat.

     4.  Serve grilled lamb chops immediately with lemon wedges

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