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Roasted and spiced rack of lamb

Make this delicious meal in under 40 minutes! Roasted with mint, cinnamon, paprika, garlic powder and cumin, each bite delivers flavours beyond your dinner dreams. 

SERVES
2

Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon dried mint
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 1/2 lb rack of lamb
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 bunch fresh mint, finely sliced, to garnish
  • Lemon juice, for serving

Directions

  1. Start by combining the salt, mint, cinnamon, paprika, onion powder, garlic powder, and cumin in a bowl to make a dry rub.
  2. Rub the mixture all over the rack of lamb to allow the spices to penetrate the meat (best to do this a few hours before cooking, even overnight).  When ready to cook, preheat your oven to 400°F and bring the lamb up to room temperature. 
  3. Heat the olive oil in a heavy-bottomed skillet over medium-high heat.  Sear on all sides for five minutes, turning as needed.
  4. Transfer the lamb to the oven to roast for 14 to 15 minutes per pound (for a rack this size, about 19 to 21 minutes). 
  5. Remove and allow the lamb to rest before slicing into the individual chops. Enjoy!

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