Father’s Day Dinner Recipe: Dijon Marinated Rack of Lamb
posted on June 16th, 2017 by Sara Trujillo
Dad deserves some rest & relaxation on his special day, don’t you think? Whether that means relaxing on the couch with an ice-cold beer, getting in the groove with some yard work (some Dads find it therapeutic), or grilling up some top-secret specialties, the guy should be privy to do whatever it is that makes him happy.
So this year, push Pops to do what his heart desires. And if that means cooking for him – and borrowing his grill master gloves for just this one day, then so be it. We’ve got you covered with a fool-proof Father’s Day grilling recipe that he most likely doesn’t prepare often, or ever. Grilled Rack of Lamb…you almost can’t mess it up even if you’ve never grilled a day in your life. But definitely take Dad up on some grilling tips beforehand, just to ensure he’s going to enjoy every single bite.
Dijon Marinated Grilled Rack of Lamb
2 Lamb Racks (8-9 ribs each)
3/4 cup Dijon Mustard
1 Tablespoon Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1/2 Tablespoon freshly minced garlic
1 teaspoon Thyme
1 teaspoon Rosemary
Salt and pepper
Remove lamb racks from paper and thoroughly pat dry. In a mixing bowl, combine Dijon, EVOO, garlic, herbs, and salt and pepper. Whisk and brush on lamb racks. Cover tightly with saran wrap and refrigerate overnight.
Pre-heat oven to 375. Cook racks for 10 minutes in oven. Remove from oven and let cool completely.
Place racks on a pre-heated grill for 5 minutes on each side or until desired temperature is reached.
As a guide,
Rare – 120 degrees F.
Medium Rare – degrees 125.F.
Medium – 130 degrees F.
To serve, cut each lamb rack into 4 equal pieces and serve with Dad’s favorite sides.