Prep 10 mins
Cook 35 mins
I got this recipe out of the September issue of BBC Good Food Magazine. I made it last night for a dinner party and it was delicious! I love the herby crust which went really well with the underlying flavor of the Dijon and honey. I served it with a potato gratin and steamed asparagus.
- 4 sprigs rosemary, finely chopped
- 2 sprigs sage, finely chopped
- 2 sprigs mint, finely chopped
- 2 cups stale breadcrumbs
- 1 lemon, zest of
- 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
- 1 tablespoon runny honey
- 2 racks of lamb, french trimmed and most of the fat removed
- olive oil
- Heat oven to 200*C/fan 180*C.
- Mix together the herbs, breadcrumbs and lemon zest and place on a plate.
- On a separate plate, mix together the mustard and honey.
- Place the racks of lamb in the mustard and honey, moving them around so theyre well covered, then roll in the herby breadcrumbs.
- Heat a frying pan, add a little olive oil and place the lamb in it to brown on all sides, sprinkle with salt and pepper, and then cook in the oven for 15 to 20 minutes or until cooked as you like it.
- Serve with Potato and Fennel Dauphinoise, some dressed rocket and a little salsa verde--.
Wow, Marie, this is really great lamb. I halved the recipe for just my husband and myself, but followed everything as written. I used the last (I think) of my fresh garden herbs for the crust and used Panko for the breadcrumbs. We loved the flavor of the Dijon and honey under the crust. This is a must-try recipe! I served this with your Sauteed Yellow Turnips and chia's roasted fingerling potatoes. Fantastic dinner! Thanks for posting this wonderful recipe!