Herb Coated Lamb with Port Wine Sauce

Total Time
1hr
Prep 30 mins
Cook 30 mins

Originally from Bon Appetit 1996. Wonderful dish for a special occasion. Delicious with garlic mashed potatoes. The port wine sauce is "to-die for"

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  2. Sprinkle lamb with salt/pepper.
  3. Heat oil in heavy large skillet over high heat.
  4. Add lamb and brown well, turning occasionally, about 10 minutes.
  5. Transfer lamb to baking pan.
  6. Roast until meat thermometer inserted into center of lamb registers 130 degree for medium-rare, about 20 minutes.
  7. Let lamb cool 10 minutes.
  8. Mix breadcrumbs with herbs and garlic.
  9. Brush mustard all over lamb.
  10. Dredge in breadcrumbs, coating completely.
  11. Return lamb to baking pan, meat side up.
  12. Roast until crumbs feel dry but are not colored, about 3 minutes.
  13. Let lamb rest 5 minutes at room temperature.
  14. Meanwhile, make sauce: Boil wine and Port in large saucepan until reduced to 1/3 cup, about 25 minutes.
  15. Remove from heat.
  16. Add butter, whisk until just melted.
  17. Season with salt and pepper.
  18. Cut lamb between bones into chops.
  19. Stand 3-4 chops (bones facing up) and spoon sauce around chops.
  20. Serve.

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