17 Sauces for Lamb Chops (Easy, Flavorful + Delicious Recipes)

Wondering what sauces go well with lamb chops? I’ve got you covered with this handy guide of flavorful sauce recipes. Whether you’re preparing a rack of lamb or lamb loin chops, these sauces will elevate your favorite lamb recipes!

I’ll usually pick a lamb sauce recipe based on the type of lamb recipe that I’m preparing. For example, grilled lamb chops are delicious with chimichurri sauce. Lamb rib chops are so yummy with this peanut sauce. And lamb shoulder chops are super tasty with some mint mustard sauce.

Pick one of your favorite easy recipes from the list below, add a couple lamb side dishes, and you’re guaranteed an amazing dinner!

Don’t forget about the best wine with lamb options too.

Sauces to Elevate Your Lamb Chops

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Mint Mustard Sauce is the BEST with some broiled lamb chops.
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Juicy, yogurt-marinated grilled lamb chops with mint chimichurri.
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Lamb chops arranged on grey plate next to bowl of peanut sauce.
These Lamb Chops with Spicy Peanut Sauce are perfect for your next BBQ. Rich, smoky grilled lamb pairs perfectly with the creamy, tangy Thai-style spicy peanut sauce. It’s a delicious, quick and easy dinner.
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Jaeger sauce in bowl with spoon.
This mouthwatering Jaeger Sauce is a type of German mushroom gravy. Easy to make in about 20 minutes with everyday ingredients, the finished sauce is so creamy and has incredible layers of umami, herby, and savory flavors. Serve it with schnitzel, steak, veggies, and more!
Jaeger Sauce
These easy and quick Lamb Chops with Mustard-Thyme Sauce make an amazing family favorite dinner! Creamy mustard sauce is made with garlic, Dijon mustard, red wine (or white wine), and fresh thyme. Lamb chops are tender and juicy.
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Grilled lamb kebabs on plate with dollops of sesame sauce.
A creamy sesame sauce is delicious with lamb. Every bite is enhanced with its rich, nutty, and pleasantly tangy flavors.
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Next level lamb chops are marinated with rosemary and garlic, seared aggresively for a thick crust then smothered in rosemary gravy. Incredible!
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Grilled Rack of Lamb with Pistachio Basil Pesto will upgrade your next BBQ or tailgate. Frenched rack of lamb is grilled, sliced & topped with basil pesto. | platingsandpairings.com
Pistachio Basil Pesto is delicious on a grilled rack of lamb!
Overhead shot of tahini yogurt sauce in bowl next to pita and cucumbers on pink counter.
This Tahini Yogurt Sauce is delicious paired with lamb.
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Chimichurri sauce in small jar with spoon.
This Chimichurri Sauce recipe is packed with flavor and easy to make with simple ingredients & your blender or food processor.
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Spoon stirring yellow herb sauce in small white bowl
This lemon butter sauce, made with dry white wine and fresh dill, is the upgrade your next lamb dish craves!
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Lamb Chops with Mushroom Sauce are the most delicious comfort food recipe.
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Bearnaise sauce in small black bowl.
Perfect to be paired with steak OR lamb, this Bearnaise Sauce Recipe is flavored with fresh cracked blacked pepper and tarragon leaves.
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Fluffy toum in bowl with spoon
With only four ingredients, you can make your own whipped, creamy and delicious Toum, a traditional Lebanese garlic sauce, at home!
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Romesco sauce in white bowl next to almonds and crusty bread.
Romesco Sauce is packed with flavor and easy to make with simple ingredients & your blender or food processor. This roasted red pepper based Spanish sauce is delicious with lamb.
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Overhead shot of prepared tzatziki sauce in bowl surrounded by pita bread.
Learn how to make tzatziki sauce with this easy recipe! Made with cucumber, yogurt, lemon, olive oil & herbs, this tzatziki is refreshing dip or spread.
Tzatziki Sauce
Learn to make Gremolata, a zesty Italian condiment that always adds fresh, vibrant flavor to lamb. All you need is fresh parsley, lemon zest, and garlic. Bonus: customize it with more add-ins or use olive oil to transform it into a marinade!
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Side view of sous vide ribeye steak in cast iron skillet topped with compound butter.
This delicious compound butter is the easiest way to add flavor to your lamb chops!
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Sliced steak on plate drizzled with red wine sauce.
Add elegance to home-cooked meals with a reduced Red Wine Sauce. This classic French steak sauce is ideal for beef tenderloin, filet mignon, and other juicy cuts of premium beef, lamb, pork, and game meats.
Red Wine Reduction Sauce

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The 17+ BEST Sauces for Lamb Chops

Wondering what the BEST Sauces for Lamb are? There are so many great options! Give this Spicy Peanut Sauce a try. Rich, smoky grilled lamb pairs perfectly with the creamy, tangy Thai-style spicy peanut sauce. It’s a delicious, quick and easy dinner.
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Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 8 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4 people


  • 8 1-inch thick American lamb rib chops ((about 2 pounds) (or loin lamb chops) )
  • Fresh cilantro (minced (for garnish))
  • Roasted peanuts (chopped (for garnish))

Peanut Sauce:

  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1/4 cup cilantro leaves
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 2 Tablespoons vegetable oil (or canola oil )
  • 2 Tablespoons sriracha
  • 2 Tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 Tablespoons water
  • 1 Tablespoon soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons brown sugar


  • In a food processor or blender combine all peanut sauce ingredients and process until smooth.
  • Light a grill or preheat a grill pan to medium-high heat. Grill the chops for 4 minutes per side, or until an instant-read thermometer inserted in the thickest part of a chop registers 125-130 degrees for medium-rare***.
  • Transfer the chops to a platter. Sprinkle with cilantro and chopped peanuts, if desired. Serve with peanut sauce on the side.


*** The USDA recommends cooking lamb to an internal temperature of 145F with a 3 minute rest.
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Calories: 867kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 61g | Fat: 60g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Cholesterol: 149mg | Sodium: 1527mg | Potassium: 1354mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 395IU | Vitamin C: 24.3mg | Calcium: 99mg | Iron: 5.5mg
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