Rack of Lamb

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This is the definitive method for cooking the French classic, rack of lamb, ideal for dinner parties.


Preparation Time: 20 minutes
Cooking Time: Up to 15 minutes for well-done
Serves: 4


  1. Pre-heat the oven 200°c.
  2. Trim off any fat or sinew from the meat and clean the bones by scraping them with a knife. the trimmed meat
  3. Season the lamb with salt & pepper.
  4. Heat the oil and butter in a frying pan over a high heat and fry the lamb until it is brown all over (you just want to colour the outside of the meat, not cook it through). Then remove the lamb from the pan. browning the meat
  5. Finely chop the parsley and garlic, mix them into the breadcrumbs and season with salt & pepper.
  6. Spread the mustard onto each rack. spreading the mustard
  7. Coat the lamb in the crust mixture, gently patting it onto the mustard. with the crust
  8. Transfer the rack to a roasting tin and place in the oven.
  9. Cook for 5 minutes for rare; cook for 7 minutes for medium (“pink”); cook for 15 minutes for well done.
  10. Remove from the oven and allow the meat to rest for at least 10 minutes.
  11. Cut into portions and serve. In this picture, we served it with a potato stack, pea purée and a lamb pan sauce. the finished dish
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Useful Information

Can it be frozen? No.
Can it be prepared in advance? Yes, up to 1 hour to stage 5.
Will leftovers be nice? Yes, for up to 3 days.

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