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Lamb with Mint and Pistachio Gremolata

Festive Lamb Rack Recipe

4

Serves

15 mins

Prep Time

15 mins

Cook Time

Roz McIntosh

Recipe author

Roz McIntosh

This barbecued lamb recipe, sees lamb chops topped with a mint and pistachio gremolata makes for a fast and stunning meal. Sprinkle over pomegranate seeds for a festive touch that will look amazing at Christmas. Whether you are looking for a Holiday-worthy feast or a quick weeknight dinner, this lamb recipe is the way to go! The recipe makes sixteen.

Recipe courtesy of Greenlea Butcher Shop.

This barbecued lamb recipe, sees lamb chops topped with a mint and pistachio gremolata makes for a fast and stunning meal. Sprinkle over pomegranate seeds for a festive touch that will look amazing at Christmas. Whether you are looking for a Holiday-worthy feast or a quick weeknight dinner, this lamb recipe is the way to go! The recipe makes sixteen.

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Lamb,

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Easy,

Under 30 Minutes,

Ingredients

Lamb

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2 Quality Mark lamb rack

approx. 800g

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2 tbsp smoked paprika

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salt

to season

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to season black pepper

to season

Gremolata

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2 lemons

zested

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3 tbsp lemon juice

approx. 1 lemon

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1⁄2 cup fresh mint leaves

finely chopped

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1⁄2 cup pistachio nuts

roughly chopped

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¼ cup Italian parsley

finely chopped

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4 garlic cloves

crushed

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4 tbsp olive oil

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1⁄2 tsp salt

Garnish

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50g pomegranate seeds

Method

For the Lamb

1

Let lamb racks get to room temperature then remove any silver skin from the top.

2

Preheat a BBQ grill to smoking hot and also preheat the oven to 200ºC.

3

Season the lamb with smoked paprika, salt and pepper.

4

Make the gremolata by combining all the ingredients (except pomegranate) in a bowl and mixing.

5

On the hot BBQ, sear the lamb on all sides until caramelised.

6

Place the lamb racks into the preheated oven for 10 minutes.

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7

Remove from the oven and rest for 15 minutes before carving the lamb into cutlets.

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8

Arrange on a plate and spoon over the Gremolata.

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Finally, sprinkle over the pomegranate seeds.

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