Walnut Encrusted Lamb

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Walnut Encrusted Lamb
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Ingredients

  • 2 pounds rack of lamb, frenched
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 cup California walnuts, finely chopped
  • 2 teaspoons fresh thyme, minced
  • 2 teaspoons fresh rosemary, minced
  • 2 Cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon coarse salt
  • 1 teaspoons freshly cracked black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 cup spicy honey mustard

Preparation

Preparation

1 Preheat oven to 400ºF.

2 Sprinkle racks of lamb with salt and pepper.

3 In large non-stick skillet over medium-high heat sear racks of lamb until browned, about 2 minutes on each side. Transfer to a roasting pan and let cool slightly.

4 Using a pastry brush, rub mustard all over lamb. Press walnut mixture onto mustard to form a crust

5 Roast in the center of preheated oven until medium rare, about 15 - 20 minutes. Remove from oven, tent with foil and let rest for 5 to 10 minutes.

6 Cut between the bones and serve 2 - 3 chops per person.

Source: California Walnut Board