Basic Sear-Roasted Lamb Loin Chops
- 1 to 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
- Freshly ground black pepper
- 4 lamb loin chops (1 ¼ inches thick)
Heat the oven to 400°F and arrange a rack in the middle. Pat the lamb chops dry with paper towels, then season generously all over with salt and pepper. Place a thin film of oil in the bottom of a large ovenproof frying pan and heat over medium-high heat until smoking. Add the lamb chops and ...