This requires 1/2 lb of fresh porcini — no substitutions.
Seared Lamb Chops with Porcini Mushrooms
- 4 lamb chops 1 1/2″ thick
- 1/2 lb porcini mushrooms sliced into large bites
- 4 garlic scapes chopped fine
- 4 tbsp butter
- 2 oz sherry
- 1 tbsp grated nutmeg
Season meat with salt, pepper and nutmeg. In a large cast iron saute pan melt butter over medium heat. Add mushrooms and cook until browned on both sides. Stirring frequently. Add lamb chops and cook halfway, about 3 minutes. Flip chops, add scapes and sherry and finish cooking. Serve with orzo and a good syrah.