Fire up the barbie and prepare to tantalise your taste buds with an Aussie-style barbecue experience that’s sure to impress.
These succulent lamb chops or lamb cutlets, marinated in a blend of aromatic herbs and spices, epitomise the essence of Aussie grilling.

The addition of a touch of native Australian bush tucker, such as lemon myrtle or wattleseed, adds a unique depth of flavour that elevates this dish to new heights.

Yield: 8 Lamb Chops

Recipe For Aussie-Style Barbecued Lamb Chops

Barbecue grilled lamb chops

Indulge in the mouthwatering flavours of Aussie-Style Barbecued Lamb Chops or Lamb Cutlets with a Hint of Bush Tucker.
This recipe combines the traditional barbecuing techniques with unique Australian flavours for a truly delicious dining experience.
Try it out now!

Prep Time 40 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 8 minutes


For the Marinade:

  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1/4 teaspoon lemon myrtle or wattleseed (optional)
  • Salt and pepper to taste

For the Lamb Chops:

  • 8 bone-in lamb loin chops or lamb cutlets, about 2.5 cm (1-inch) thick
  • Olive oil for brushing


  1. In a large bowl, whisk together the olive oil, lemon juice, soy sauce, honey, oregano, thyme, cumin, coriander, lemon myrtle or wattleseed (if using), salt, and pepper until well combined.
  2. Add the lamb chops to the marinade, ensuring they are evenly coated.
    Cover and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes, or up to 4 hours for deeper flavour infusion.
  3. Preheat your barbecue or grill to medium-high heat. Lightly brush the grill grates with olive oil to prevent sticking.
  4. Remove the lamb chops from the marinade, discarding any excess.
    Grill for 3-4 minutes per side, or until cooked to your desired level of doneness.


Recipe Tips:

  • For a more intense flavour, marinate the lamb chops overnight.
  • If you don't have lemon myrtle or wattleseed, you can substitute with other herbs like rosemary or sage.
  • Use a meat thermometer to ensure the lamb chops are cooked to your liking. For medium-rare, the internal temperature should reach 145°F (63°C), for medium, 160°F (71°C), and for medium-well, 170°F (77°C).

Serving Suggestions:

  • Serve the barbecued lamb chops with a side of fresh garden salad and roasted vegetables for a complete meal.
  • Pair the lamb chops with a refreshing mint and yoghurt sauce for a touch of coolness and creaminess.
  • Complement the lamb chops with a glass of hearty red wine for a perfect Aussie barbecue experience.

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving:Calories: 252Total Fat: 20gSaturated Fat: 7gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 12gCholesterol: 49mgSodium: 300mgCarbohydrates: 3gFibre: 0gSugar: 2gProtein: 16g

"These values are automatically calculated and offered for guidance only. Their accuracy is not guaranteed."

Shane Lowry

Shane Lowry is the author of Good Food To Eat, a website that provides recipes and cooking help.He is a home cook who enjoys sharing his passion for food with others. Lowry’s mother is a chef, and she taught him the basics of cooking and baking when he was young.He also has experience running a catering business with his wife, specializing in finger foods and full meals for people with dietary restrictions such as gluten-free, vegan, and low-carb.Through his various cooking experiences, Lowry has learned what makes a great recipe: simple to follow, yet delicious and satisfying. That’s why he focuses on creating step-by-step recipes that are easy for anyone to make, regardless of their cooking skills.

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