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5 from 8 votes

Roasted Rack of Lamb

Servings: 4
Calories: 617kcal


  • 1 2lb rack of lamb frenched
  • kosher salt
  • fresh cracked black pepper
  • olive oil
  • 1 large clove fresh garlic or 2 small, minced
  • 1 tsp lemon zest
  • 1 cup chimichurri sauce


  • Salt and pepper lamb on all sides.
  • Preheat oven to 375 F.
  • Mix together 1/4 cup olive oil, garlic and lemon zest. Set aside.
  • Add 2 tbsp oil to a large frying pan over medium high heat. Once oil is hot add lamb fat side down and sear until golden. Do this on all sides. Remove to platter.
  • Brush olive oil mixture all over lamb. Place in roasting pan or large oven proof fry pan fat side up.
  • Roast lamb anywhere from 20 - 40 minutes depending on how cooked you prefer your meat.
  • When the lamb is cooked to your liking, slice it into chops and serve with chimichurri sauce and your favourite sides.
  • Note: cook lamb to a minimum internal temperature of 140F


Serving: 200g | Calories: 617kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 57g | Saturated Fat: 25g | Cholesterol: 126mg | Sodium: 93mg | Potassium: 315mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 25mg | Iron: 2mg