GRILLED CHAR SIU LAMB CHOPS
3 tablespoons soy sauce
2 tablespoons Shaoxing wine (Chinese rice wine) or dry Sherry
1 tablespoon sugar
1 teaspoon Chinese five-spice powder**
1/2 teaspoon salt
18 rib lamb chops (about 3 pounds), well trimmed
2 tablespoons honey
1 tablespoon water
*Available in the Asian foods section of many supermarkets and at Asian
**A spice blend that usually contains ground fennel seeds, Szechuan peppercorns,
cinnamon, star anise, and cloves; available in the spice section of most
Whisk first 6
ingredients in small bowl. Transfer to large resealable plastic bag. Add lamb;
seal bag and turn to coat. Marinate in refrigerator at least 4 hours or
Prepare barbecue (medium-high heat). Drain lamb, leaving some marinade clinging.
Grill lamb until slightly charred and cooked to desired doneness, about 21/2
minutes per side for medium-rare. Transfer to platter.
Stir honey and 1 tablespoon water in small skillet over medium heat until warm.
Brush over lamb chops.