Rack of Lamb Dijon

Total Time
15 mins
20 mins

This recipe was printed in our local paper. It was submitted by request by a fabulous restaurant in our area that used to serve it. Unfortunately, the restaurant no longer exists. But, we remember it fondly every time we make this recipe. It can be doubled or tripled as needed. And, the prep work can be done well in advance of cooking and kept in the refrigerator. This is definitely one of our favorites.

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  1. Mix bread crumbs with minced garlic, minced shallot and melted butter.
  2. Preheat oven to 450°F.
  3. Sprinkle meat with ground white pepper and lightly salt.
  4. Sear rack in 2 Tbs hot oil, 30 seconds on each side to obtain color.
  5. Brush with mustard on meat side.
  6. Press bread crumb mixture firmly over mustard.
  7. Place on baking sheet, crumb side up.
  8. Bake until desired doneness, approximately 20 minutes for medium rare.
  9. Use a meat thermometer to insure that the rack is cooked to your liking.
  10. Remove from oven and let rest 5 minutes before slicing.