Baking Bad – Sacrificial Lamb Chops

Sacrificial Lamb Chops

Get some succulent meat cuts. Lamb chops. Preferably virgins. Or the one Abraham sacrificed instead of his son (what an asshole)

Anyway. Get good lamb chops.

In a sacrificial chalice mix salt, crushed pepper, thyme, sage and lemon juice. Quantities depend on how many you’re making. Be generous with the salt. More than usual desi salt quantities.

Rub this paste into the meat cuts. Like salt in your worst enemy’s wounds.

Let it sit for a couple of hours. Overnight in the fridge if you can. Or even 2 hrs at room temperature if you’re an impatient prick.

Pre heat oven to 350 °F

Heat olive oil and unsalted butter in a skillet on the stove top. Dump a whole crushed garlic and let it sizzle.

When it’s about smoking hot, place one lamb chop on the skillet and sear for 2 minutes. Use a spoon and drizzle some hot oil and garlic on top of the meat. Flip over after about 2 mins. Tell the fire department its ok, you’re just cooking, when your fire alarm goes off.

After searing both sides, place it on a baking tray. You can line it with foil (it’s easier to clean later)

Repeat with all the pieces. Drizzle the left over garlic oil on top of the pieces on the baking tray.

Place the tray into the oven and let it sit for about 12 mins. Turn off the oven and let it sit for another couple of minutes.

Serve. Dabao. Savor the supreme sacrifice of the lamb that got snuffed out to massage your cravings, you magnificent creature atop the pyramid!

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