Herb Crusted Lamb Rack

three pieces of lamb crusted on bed of mushed potatoes and rosemary on white plate
There is just no excuse not to treat yourself. A juicy, moist NZ rack of lamb is the best way to enjoy your red meat protein and iron fix. This is a simple way of preparing lamb rack with a superb result.

Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Dinner
Servings 4 people


  • 2 racks lamb Frenched
  • 2 tbsp finely chopped fresh herbs rosemary, Italian parsley, oregano, chervil
  • 1 slice white bread or some ciabatta a day old works better
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • salt and pepper.
  • 1 egg white


  • Process the bread in a food processor to make fresh breadcrumbs.
  • Mix breadcrumbs, herbs, olive oil, salt and pepper to make the herby crumb.
  • Brush the lamb flesh with a beaten egg white first to ensure the crumb sticks. Press the crumb onto the lamb.
  • Bake at 220┬░C for 12-15 minutes then finish slowly under the grill to brown. You must rest the lamb rack for 5 minutes before serving.
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