Jackie Kennedy Onasis' Roast Rack of Lamb

Total Time
15 mins
25 mins

From: Cooking for Madam, by Marta Sgubin.

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  1. Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F.
  2. In a small bowl, mix bread crumbs with parsley, garlic, rosemary and all but a few tablespoons of olive oil.
  3. Use the reserved tablespoons of oil to brush over the lamb and then season the lamb with salt and pepper.
  4. Place the rack, meat side up, in a roasting pan, and spread the bread crumb mixture evenly over the meaty parts of the racks.
  5. Roast for 15 minutes at 450 degrees F. and then reduce the heat to 400 and roast for another 10 minutes.
  6. Remove the racks from the oven and place them under the broiler just to give the crust some extra color.
  7. Let the meat rest for 8-10 minutes before carving.
  8. Note: You can use more garlic, parsley or rosemary if you like.