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Best Herb-Crusted Rack of Lamb

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Resting Time 15 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 6

Equipment

  • Food Processor (optional)
  • Roasting Pan
  • Lemon Zester

Ingredients

  • 2 Racks Lamb
  • 2 Tbsp Olive Oil extra virgin
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Cracked Pepper
  • 1 Tbsp Rosemary fresh
  • 1 Tbsp Thyme fresh
  • 4 Tbsp Butter at room temperature
  • 1 cup White Breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 Shallot minced finely
  • 3 cloves Garlic diced finely
  • 2 tsp Lemon Zest

Instructions

  • Allow lamb to rest at room temperature for 1 to 2 hours
  • Preheat oven to 450 F
  • Place lamb fat side up in a large roasting pan
  • Rub well with olive oil, then liberally salt and pepper
  • Roast for 10 minutes
  • Meanwhile, combine herbs, breadcrumbs, butter, shallot, garlic, and lemon zest and pulse until a course and sandy in texture, set aside
  • Remove lamb from oven and press herb mixture into fat cap and sides
  • Return to oven and roast another 20 minutes
  • Remove from oven and tint lightly with foil. Rest for 15 minutes
  • Carve into 1- or 2-chop portions and serve