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Rack of Lamb with Parsley

Course Lamb
Cuisine French
Keyword carre d'agneau, French recipe, frenched rack of lamb, herbs crusted rack of lamb, holiday cooking, how to cook a rack of lamb, how to cook rack of lamb, lamb recipe, parsley lamb, rack of lamb, rack of lamb recipe
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories 69 kcal


  • 2 pounds rack lamb chops 1 - 2 pounds rack of lamb - 8 chops
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 slice white bread 1 slice , processed to crumbs in the food processor white bread
  • 2 tablespoons flat-leaf parsley 2 tablespoons chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • 1 garlic 1 small peeled and chopped fine garlic clove
  • 1 shallot 1 minced shallot
  • teaspoon thyme 1/8 teaspoon fresh thyme
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 2 teaspoons unsalted butter


  1. Preheat the oven to 400°.

  2. Brush the rack with oil, and sprinkle it with salt and pepper. Put the rack in a roasting pan, and roast it in the preheated oven for 12 minutes

  3. Remove the meat from the oven, and coat it with the mustard

  4. Lower the oven temperature to 350°

  5. Combine the bread crumbs, parsley, shallot, garlic, thyme and melted butter. Spread this mixture over the top of the rack. Put the rack in the 350° oven, and roast for another 15 minutes

  6. Remove the rack from the oven, and let it rest for 10 minutes before carving it into chops. The lamb will medium rare.

Nutrition Facts
Rack of Lamb with Parsley
Amount Per Serving
Calories 69 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Fat 5g8%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 5mg2%
Sodium 74mg3%
Potassium 11mg0%
Carbohydrates 3g1%
Vitamin A 230IU5%
Vitamin C 2.9mg4%
Calcium 19mg2%
Iron 0.4mg2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.