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    Rack of Lamb With Sage Crust

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    35 mins

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    Malarkey Test's Note:

    A true classic

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    1. 1
      Preheat the oven to 475°F.
    2. 2
      Season the lamb generously with salt and pepper.
    3. 3
      Place a large cast-iron skillet over high heat, when very hot, add the oil and sear one of the racks all over until it is very brown, about 2 minutes per side.
    4. 4
      Transfer to a roasting pan fitted with a rack, laying it rounded side up.
    5. 5
      Repeat with the remaining rack.
    6. 6
      Cover with foil and set aside.
    7. 7
      Place the remaining ingredients, except the vinegar, in a food processor.
    8. 8
      Add 1/2 tsp salt and 1/4 tsp pepper, and process until it forms a paste.
    9. 9
      Press the paste onto the racks.
    10. 10
      Roast until desired doneness, 15 min for medium rare.
    11. 11
      Allow to rest for 5 min, covered, then carve and serve drizzled with balsamic vinegar.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on April 11, 2007


      Absolutely divine! Made as instructed, great results! Crispy outside and pink and juicy inside!Wonderful garlic and sage aromas!For variety, I might try adding 1 lemons zest to the crumb mixture, next time.

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    • on October 12, 2009


      What a SAGE chef you are. I would give this a 6 if we could,excellent flavor and I love lamb. I scaled the recipe down to do 1/2 rack and it worked well. Thanks Malrkey for a great recipe. Added comments- I love lamb and I love this recipe!!! I did an 8 rib rack, - The flavor was excellent and this is a definate do again recipe Thanks Malarkey testay 2 Jan 08 This is such a tasty recipe I made it yet again -perfect every time. I served it with a wonderful parsnip Parsnips Roasted With Mace and Brandy they compliment each other perfectly. Thanks again Malarkey 11 Oct 09Had it for our Thanksgiving dinner - Love this recipe

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    • on March 31, 2005

      Lovely! Definitely 5 stars.

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    Nutritional Facts for Rack of Lamb With Sage Crust

    Serving Size: 1 (312 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 1164.9
    Calories from Fat 820
    Total Fat 91.2 g
    Saturated Fat 39.8 g
    Cholesterol 187.4 mg
    Sodium 629.4 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 40.4 g
    Dietary Fiber 2.7 g
    Sugars 3.4 g
    Protein 43.1 g

    The following items or measurements are not included:

    fresh sage leaves

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