Rack of lamb in a rosemary and honey goat cheese crust

Rack of lamb in a rosemary and honey goat cheese crust
  • 4 servings
  • 0:10 Preparation
  • 0:15 Cooking
  • 0:25 Total Time


Add all
  • 2 tsp.
    (10 mL)

    rosemary, chopped

  • 150 g

    goat cheese

  • 2

    racks of lamb of 6 ribs each

  • salt and ground pepper to taste

  • 3 Tbsp.
    (45 mL)

    olive oil

  • 2 Tbsp.
    (30 mL)


  • 2 Tbsp.
    (30 mL)


  • 3/4 cup
    (190 mL)

    white wine

  • 1


  • 1/3 cup
    (80 mL)

    cold butter


Mix rosemary with goat cheese, pepper, set aside. Season the racks of lamb with salt and ground pepper.

In a frying pan, heat the olive oil and sear the lamb. Cook 8 minutes or until half cooked.

Keep hot 5 minutes.

To make the sauce, heat the same pan used to sear the lamb. Sweat the shallot and add the honey and rosemary, deglaze with wine. Reduce by three quarters, whip in the diced butter and season.

Cut the rack of lamb and cover each serving with the goat cheese mixture. Grill a few minutes to heat the cheese.

Source: Metro

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