Rack Of Lamb

Oxmoor House
4 servings


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2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1/4 teaspoon dried whole oregano
1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
2 (1 1/2- to 2-pound) racks of lamb
1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley
1 cup Burgundy or other dry red wine
1/2 cup butter


Combine oil, salt, pepper, oregano, and garlic powder; brush on lamb. Place lamb, bone ends up, in a shallow roasting pan. Insert meat thermometer, if desired.

Bake, uncovered, at 400° until desired degree of doneness: about 35 minutes or 140° (rare); about 55 minutes or 160° (medium); about 1 hour and 10 minutes or 170° (well done).

Transfer lamb to a warm serving platter, reserving pan drippings. Sprinkle with parsley. Let lamb stand 10 minutes before slicing.

Add wine to pan drippings in roasting pan. Cook over low heat, stirring with a wooden spoon to loosen browned crumbs. Add butter; simmer 4 to 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Serve sauce with lamb.

Created date

February 2010