Crusted lamb rack with rhubarb

Crusted lamb rack  with rhubarb

main courses | serves 6

This almond- and herb-coated lamb gives a twist to your Sunday roast.

1. Preheat the oven to 200C/gas 6. Slice the rhubarb into 5cm pieces and place in a roasting tray. Drizzle with honey and a good glug of olive oil, mix well, then spread out evenly over the pan.
2. Blitz the almonds in a food processor with the herbs, then transfer to a bowl. Stir in the breadcrumbs and season.
3. Using a sharp knife, score the fat on the lamb, rub in the mustard, then pat on the breadcrumb mix. Place the lamb on the rhubarb, drizzle with oil and cook for 2535 minutes for medium, or a further 510 minutes for well done. Rest for 510 minutes, then carve into cutlets and serve with the rhubarb.

Per serving 470 cals, 29.2g fat (9.9g saturated), 18.7g protein, 30.8g carbs, 29.2g sugars


Recipe Georgie Socratous
Photo Peter Cassidy

from Issue 15


750g rhubarb
6 tbsp honey
Extra-virgin olive oil
75g whole or flaked almonds
A bunch of mixed herbs, such as parsley, mint or chives, leaves picked
A handful of breadcrumbs
2 racks of lamb
2 tbsp dijon mustard

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