Pan seared New Zealand or Australian Rack of Lamb is easy, festive, dress-up and delicious. And that says it all! Serve it with a beautiful side of Greek salad or for a really decadent dinner, try Gratin Dauphinoise potatoes.
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30 Minute Meal, Casual Dinner Party, Special Dinner, Spring
For best results, buy frozen New Zealand or Australian rack of lamb.
Degree of Difficulty
1rackNew Zealand or Australian rack of lamb
kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
drizzle of olive oil
Gather all ingredients before starting recipe.
Pre heat oven to 400°
Trim the cap off the rack.
The racks come 'Frenched' just remove any remaining bits between the bones after removing the cap and season well with salt and fresh black pepper. Drizzle with a bit of olive oil and allow to rest for an hour before cooking.
Heat a small oven proof frying pan over high heat for 1-2 minutes, then add the rack, skin side down.
Turn to rack side down and place in a 400° oven for 10-12 minutes
Remove from oven and place on a cutting board and allow to rest for 5-10 minutes before slicing.