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    Rack of Lamb (Herb Crusted With Roasted Garlic Sauce)

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    45 mins

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    25 mins

    Alan Leonetti's Note:

    This recipe is from The Plaza Hotel in New York that I slightly modified. If you have questions e-mail me:

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    1. 1
      In a roasting pan with very hot olive oil, sear the lamb, fat side down first, until golden.
    2. 2
      Remove and allow to rest 5 minutes.
    3. 3
      Brush the mustard onto both sides of the seared lamb.
    4. 4
      Season with salt and pepper.
    5. 5
      Mix all of the herbs together.
    6. 6
      Dredge both sides of the lamb in the herbs, pressing lightly so that the herbs adhere.
    7. 7
      In the same roasting pan the lamb was cooked in, add the 10 cloves of garlic and place the lamb on top.
    8. 8
      Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
    9. 9
      Cook in the oven 15 to 20 minutes or until medium-rare.
    10. 10
      When cooked remove the lamb from the roasting pan and wrap in aluminum foil to rest.
    11. 11
      Place the roasting pan on top of the stove over medium heat.
    12. 12
      Remove the garlic and set aside.
    13. 13
      Discard all the fat.
    14. 14
      Add the white wine and the stock and reduce by half.
    15. 15
      Place the roasted garlic in a blender or food processor.
    16. 16
      Add the reduced stock and wine mixture and puree until smooth.
    17. 17
      Add the tablespoon of butter and pulse to incorporate.
    18. 18
      Season well with salt and freshly ground pepper.
    19. 19
      For a nice presentation, on a serving plate, stand the rack of lamb upright in a circle and secure with a skewer.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on July 29, 2006


      Cooked this for a speical dinner party - boy was it popular! A fantastic recipe. I found it a little hard to follow but it turned out great. Cooked it for longer as we all prefer well done meat. Thanks for a great recipe Alan - will make again!

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    Nutritional Facts for Rack of Lamb (Herb Crusted With Roasted Garlic Sauce)

    Serving Size: 1 (87 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 2

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 404.8
    Calories from Fat 318
    Total Fat 35.4 g
    Saturated Fat 7.5 g
    Cholesterol 15.2 mg
    Sodium 714.7 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 10.4 g
    Dietary Fiber 2.7 g
    Sugars 1.2 g
    Protein 3.9 g

    The following items or measurements are not included:

    racks of lamb

    fresh sage leaves

    lamb stock

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