How to Cook Rack of Lamb

This is a rendition of Anthony Bourdain's rack of lamb recipe from his Les Halles cookbook.

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How to Cook Rack of Lamb Recipe
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Start with 2 racks of lamb.

Start with 2 racks of lamb.

2
Salt the meat.

Salt the meat.

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Then pepper it.

Then pepper it.

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Pour a glass of wine on the side to enjoy while cooking.

Pour a glass of wine on the side to enjoy while cooking.

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Heat up oil in a pan.

Heat up oil in a pan.

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Melt the butter in the pan.

Melt the butter in the pan.

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Sear all sides of the lamb in the delicious smelling oil and butter.

Sear all sides of the lamb in the delicious smelling oil and butter.

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Place rack in baking pan to prepare for following steps.

Place rack in baking pan to prepare for following steps.

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Apply honey Dijon mustard which will form the glue for the breadcrumbs in the next step.

Apply honey Dijon mustard which will form the glue for the breadcrumbs in the next step.

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Pour breadcrumbs onto the Dijon mustard.

Pour breadcrumbs onto the Dijon mustard.

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Pat breadcrumbs in so they stick.

Pat breadcrumbs in so they stick.

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One of the racks is ready to be baked. Repeat these steps for the other rack.

One of the racks is ready to be baked. Repeat these steps for the other rack.

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Stack both racks of lamb onto baking pan.

Stack both racks of lamb onto baking pan.

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Sprinkle thyme and rosemary onto lamb.

Sprinkle thyme and rosemary onto lamb.

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Both racks are now ready to be baked.

Both racks are now ready to be baked.

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Put in oven and bake at 375 degrees for 17-20 minutes.

Put in oven and bake at 375 degrees for 17-20 minutes.

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Pour in red wine and mix with lamb juices in pan.

Pour in red wine and mix with lamb juices in pan.

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Mix in lamb stock, garlic, rosemary, and thyme into wine which will form the sauce for the lamb.

Mix in lamb stock, garlic, rosemary, and thyme into wine which will form the sauce for the lamb.

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Simmer ingredients.

Simmer ingredients.

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Sift wine sauce to rid the garnishes.

Sift wine sauce to rid the garnishes.

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Remove baked lamb from oven and let sit for 10 minutes.

Remove baked lamb from oven and let sit for 10 minutes.

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The lamb is ready to be served.

The lamb is ready to be served.

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Cut racks 2 at a time to serve.

Cut racks 2 at a time to serve.

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Pour wine sauce over lamb.

Pour wine sauce over lamb.

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Serve with gratin dauphinois as a complement.

Serve with gratin dauphinois as a complement.

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Voila! Bon appetit!

Voila! Bon appetit!

Ingredients

2 Racks of lamb 
1 Salt and Pepper 
2 Tablespoons Olive oil 
2 Tablespoons Butter 
1 Cup Red wine 
2 Tablespoons Lamb stock 
1 Garlic clove 
1 Pinch of thyme leaves 
1 Pinch of rosemary leaves 
2 Tablespoons Dijon mustard 
2 Tablespoons Breadcrumbs 
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