Christmas

Parsley, Orange, and Pecan Crusted Rack of Aussie Lamb

November  7, 2019
Photo by trueaussie
Author Notes

This dish is sure to impress your dinner guests, but the best part? They’ll never guess how simple it is to make! Tender, flavorful Australian lamb meets a pecan crust for a main entrée that tastes just as good as it looks. —True Aussie

  • Prep time 10 minutes
  • Cook time 25 minutes
  • Serves 4
Ingredients
  • 2 racks of Australian lamb (8 chops to each rack)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • salt
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 cup fresh parsley leaves, roughly chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • zest of 1 orange, finely grated
  • ¾ cups pecan nuts, toasted and finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
In This Recipe
Directions
  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F. Rub the lamb with olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Position the racks in a roasting pan, meaty side up, and place in the oven for 10 minutes.
  2. While the lamb is cooking, combine the parsley, garlic, orange zest and pecan nuts in a bowl.
  3. Remove the lamb racks from the oven and spread each rack on the meaty side with 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard. Divide the herb and nut mix equally between the racks and coat, gently pressing into the mustard.
  4. Return to the oven and continue to cook for an additional 10 minutes, or until desired doneness.

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