Herby Lamb Rack

Serve these lamb chops at your next BBQ and get rave reviews from your guests
Herby Lamb Rack
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Herby Lamb Rack
October 13, 2019
Preparation Time 10 minutes
Cooking Time 20-30 minutes
Serves 6 (as a snack)
PHOTO BY Aasiya Jagadeesh
RECIPE BY Janni Holtzhausen

INGREDIENTS

3 tbsp olive oil
A large handful of spinneysFOOD Fresh Parsley (flat-leaf), coarsely chopped
2 tbsp spinneysFOOD Fresh Rosemary
1 tbsp spinneysFOOD Fresh Thyme
2 garlic cloves, coarsely chopped
1 tbsp finely grated lemon zest
spinneysFOOD Whole Black Pepper, freshly ground
1 rack of lamb, trimmed and frenched
spinneysFOOD Salt, for seasoning

METHOD

  • IN THE KITCHEN

  • 1

    In a bowl, combine the olive oil, the parsley, rosemary, thyme, garlic, lemon zest and black pepper and mix well.

  • 2

    Add the rack of lamb to the bowl and turn it a few times to coat it in the mixture.

  • 3

    Cover with cling film and refrigerate for at least 3 hours, or overnight if possible.

  • 4

    Leave the rack of lamb to rest at room temperature for at least 30 minutes before grilling. Season well with salt just before you place the lamb rack on the grid.

  • ON THE BARBECUE

  • 1

    Prepare your barbecue for indirect cooking over a medium heat and preheat it for roasting.

  • 2

    Place the lamb rack on the grid, close the lid of your barbecue and cook for 20-30 minutes, or until cooked to your liking.

  • 3

    Remove the rack of lamb from the grill and leave to rest for 5-10 minutes before carving into individual portions.

  • 4

    Serve warm.

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