Mint Marinated Racks of Lamb

Mint Marinated Racks of Lamb

Mint Marinated Racks of Lamb


Makes 4 servings


2 whole racks (6 ribs each) lamb loin chops (about 3 pounds), well trimmed
1 cup dry red wine
1/2 cup chopped fresh mint leaves
3 cloves garlic, minced
1/4 cup Dijon mustard
2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint leaves or 2 teaspoons dried mint leaves, crushed
2/3 cup dry bread crumbs


  1. Place lamb in large resealable food storage bag. Combine wine, 1/2 cup mint and garlic in small bowl. Pour over lamb chops. Seal bag tightly; turn to coat. Marinate in refrigerator at least 2 hours or up to 4 hours, turning occasionally.
  2. Prepare grill. Drain lamb, discarding marinade. Pat lamb dry with paper towels. Place lamb in shallow glass dish or on cutting board. Combine mustard and 2 tablespoons mint in small bowl; spread over meaty side of lamb. Pat bread crumbs evenly over mustard mixture. Place lamb, crumb side down, on grid. Grill, covered, over medium coals 10 minutes. Carefully turn; continue to grill, covered, 20 to 22 minutes for medium or to desired doneness. Place lamb on carving board. Slice between ribs into individual chops.

Nutritional Information

Sodium 419 mg
Protein 60 g
Fiber 1 g
Carbohydrate 17 g
Cholesterol 190 mg
Saturated Fat 11 g
Total Fat 31 g
Calories from Fat 44 %
Calories 638

Dietary Exchange

Fat 4
Meat 8

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