Christmas  Rack of Lamb  with Garlic Fennel Crust

Renee Nicole's Kitchen

Christmas rack of lamb with a crunchy garlic fennel crust makes a beautiful addition to your holiday table and it's ready in only 45 minutes.

Renee Nicole's Kitchen

INGREDIENTS

– French trimmed rack of lamb – cloves garlic – whole fennel seeds – fresh parsley – lemon zest – black pepper – kosher salt – olive oil

Yield

4 SERVINGS

prep time

10 MINUTES

total time

45 MINUTES

COOK TIME

25 MINUTES

Christmas Rack of Lamb with Garlic Fennel Crust Recipe

1. Preheat oven to and prepare a roasting pan fitted with a rack.

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2. Trim any excess fat from the rack of lamb and pat dry with a clean towel or paper towels.

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3. In a mini food chopper or small food processor combine the garlic, fennel seeds, parsley, lemon zest, pepper, and salt. Pulse a few times to chop thoroughly. Add the olive oil and pulse a couple more times to combine.

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4. Rub the garlic fennel mixture over all surfaces of the lamb. Place the rack of lamb on the roasting pan with the bones curving downward and insert the probe thermometer into the thickest part.

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5. Roast the rack of lamb at 375ºF until the internal temperature reaches 125ºF for medium rare or 135ºF for medium. Remove the roast from the oven, cover and rest for 10 minutes. Slice and serve while hot.

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