Grilled Rack Of Lamb

Prep Time:
15 minutes
Cook Time:
30 to 40 minutes
6 - 8 servings

Cooking Connection


2Lamb Rib Racks (8 ribs each), trimmed of fat and frenched,

1tablespoonmustard seeds,

1tablespoonwhole black peppercorns,

1tablespooncrushed garlic (4-5 cloves),

1Tbsp.brown sugar,

2teaspoonskosher or sea salt,

2teaspoonsground mustard,

2tablespoonsolive oil,


1Trim fat from surface of lamb racks.

2Heat charcoal 20 minutes or heat both sides of gas grill on High for 10 minutes with lid closed.

3Meanwhile, place mustard seeds and black peppercorns in a sealable 1-quart plastic bag; crush with a rolling pin or meat mallet until fine. Crush garlic into a small bowl. Blend with pepper mixture, sugar, salt and mustard powder. Stir in oil to make a paste. Pat over tops of lamb racks.

4Bank charcoal on one side of grill or turn off heat on one side of gas grill. Place lamb on cool side of brill, bone-side down. Close lid and cook lamb 30 to 40 minutes. (Add coals to keep chamber air temperature at 425 degrees F, if necessary.)

5Remove when a meat thermometer inserted in center, not touching bone, reads 135 degrees F for Medium-Rate. Let stand 10 minutes before carving. Cut lamb between ribs into chops and serve 2 to 3 chops per person.

6Oven Cooking Method: Heat oven to 425 degrees F. Follow all preparation instructions described above. Instead of heating charcoal and placing on grill, place lamb on a rack on foil-lined baking sheet. Roast 30 to 40 minutes. Test doneness with a meat thermometer using the same temperatures described above as your guideline.

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