Our air fryer lamb loin chops recipe is juicy and super flavorful. If you love lamb , this is the perfect recipe to start with your air fryer. Here’s our popular rosemary garlic air fryer lamb chops recipe.

Air Fryer Lamb Loin Chops Recipe on a plate

Air Fryer Lamb Loin Chops Recipe

You’re in for a real treat if you love lamb loin chops! This meal is simple and quick to put together. The chimichurri sauce is great on other meats if you have any left over, so there’s great ways to enjoy the sauce more often. The hot circulating air cooks these loin chops juicy and quick. Depending on how rare you like your lamb loin chops in the air fryer, it can be less than 15 minutes. So this is perfect meal for 2-3 people depending on the size of your air fryer. What we love so much is that the seared outside and juicy inside is fantastic with easy clean up.

Air Fryer Lamb Loin Chops Recipe in a basket

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You can certainly use this recipe for regular lamb ribs chops as well. They are a little thinner so cooking time will be a few minutes less. But keep checking to make sure it’s cooked to your desired texture.

Difference between Lamb Rib Chops vs Lamb Loin Chops?

Not all lamb chops are the same. The most common lamb chop term is usually used to describe the lamb rib chop. The long thin rib bone extends through the backside of the meat. This cut is very tender and rich in flavor. This is a recipe that we have here for lamb rib chops. Uncooked lamb chops in air fryer

Lamb Loin Chops have a T-shaped bone in the center and has more meat and usually cut thicker than a rib chop. The loin chops are equally flavorful. Because they are usually cut thicker than rib chops, these loin chops require a few more minutes of cooking time. Lamb loin chops in air fryer in single layer

Can you make this Lamb loin chop recipe ahead of time?

  • Yes, you can make this air fried lamb loin chops recipe ahead of time.
  • Just make the sauce about 2 days ahead if you want and store in the fridge. Before serving, allow the sauce to come to room temperature so that it’s not cold sauce being poured on hot meat.
  • Prep your chops and ready to cook.
  • When you’re ready to air fry, just add add the oil and seasonings. Then air fry. Add the sauce and enjoy!
  • Like we mentioned above, you can use different cuts of lamb for this recipe. But just make sure you check often to you preferred doneness. Here’s a link to understand different cuts of lamb.
  • Read recipe box below for all recipe details.
Air Fryer Lamb Loin Chops Recipe on a plate with a fork
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Air Fryer Lamb Loin Chops with Chimichurri Sauce

If you love lamb loin chops, this is the perfect recipe to start with your air fryer. This meal is simple and quick to put together. The chimichurri sauce is great on other meats if you have any left over!
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For the Lamb Chops

  • 1 lb. lamb chops , each cut about 1-inch thick (@4-5 chops)
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • salt , to taste
  • black pepper , to taste
  • oil spray

Chimichurri Sauce

  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/3 cup minced fresh parsley
  • 1-2 cloves garlic , minced or crushed
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt , or to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper , to taste
  • 1-2 pinches red pepper flakes , or to taste
  • 1 Tablespoon lemon juice , or to taste



  • Make the chimichurri sauce: combine the olive oil, parsley, garlic, salt, black pepper, red pepper flakes, and lemon juice. Taste for seasoning. Set aside.
  • Spray the lamb chops with oil to lightly coat. Season lamb chops with smoked paprika, salt, and black pepper.
  • Spray air fryer basket/tray with oil spray and place lamb chops in a single layer, making sure not to overlap the meat.
  • Air Fry at 380°F/195°C for 8 minutes, flip and continue Air Frying for another 4-8 minutes, or to your preferred doneness. Serve with chimichurri sauce on lamb chops.

If your air fryer is preheated or if you are cooking multiple batches, you may need to reduce timing by a few minutes (unless preheating is called for in the recipe).


Nutrition Information

Calories: 469kcal, Carbohydrates: 2g, Protein: 42g, Fat: 32g, Saturated Fat: 8g, Cholesterol: 129mg, Sodium: 300mg, Potassium: 592mg, Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 1g, Vitamin A: 737IU, Vitamin C: 11mg, Calcium: 33mg, Iron: 4mg