Recipe: Rack of Lamb

This dish was made to intrigue. It looks extremely impressive on the table and offers a few medical advantages also. Lamb is a rich wellspring of minerals and vitamins. It additionally contains a few bioactive substances, for example, creatine, and cholesterol, which are basic for sound body functions.

  • Preparation time: 20 minutes
  • Cook time: 20 minutes
  • Total time: 40 minutes

Health Benefits

  • A rich source of high quality protein
  • Outstanding source of minerals and vitamins
  • Prevents Anemia
  • Essential for muscle growth, maintenance and performance


  • 1/2 cup fresh bread crumbs
  • 2 tablespoons minced garlic
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh rosemary
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 (7 bone) rack of lamb, trimmed and frenched
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard


  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C). Move oven rack to the center position.
  • In a large bowl, combine bread crumbs, garlic, rosemary, 1 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Toss in 2 tablespoons olive oil to moisten mixture. Set aside.
  • Season the rack all over with salt and pepper. Heat 2 tablespoons olive oil in a large heavy oven proof skillet over high heat. Sear rack of lamb for 1 to 2 minutes on all sides. Set aside for a few minutes. Brush rack of lamb with the mustard. Roll in the bread crumb mixture until evenly coated. Cover the ends of the bones with foil to prevent charring.
  • Arrange the rack bone side down in the skillet. Roast the lamb in preheated oven for 12 to 18 minutes, depending on the degree of doneness you want. With a meat thermometer, take a reading in the center of the meat after 10 to 12 minutes and remove the meat, or let it cook longer, to your taste. Let it rest for 5 to 7 minutes, loosely covered, before carving between the ribs.

Nutritional Information

Serving per recipe: 4

Serving size: 1(100g)

Nutritional Information: Rack of Lamb

Amount per serving 

Calories    481kcal
Total fat  40.8g
Saturated fat   13.0g
Cholesterol   94mg
Sodium 1369mg
Total carbohydrate   5.6g
Dietary fiber 0.5g
Sugars   0g
Protein  22.2g
Calcium  44mg
Iron 2mg
Thiamin    0mg
Niacin 11mg
Magnesium  24mg
Folate  23mcg
Potassium  308mg
Vitamin B6 0mg
Vitamin A  0.4mg
Vitamin C2mg

Note:  All recipes mentioned above are best served and consumed just immediately after the cook time.

Keep enjoying the tasty and delicious savor of this holiday delight.