Pistachio Crusted Rack of Lamb

A crusted pistachio crust locks in the juicy flavours

  • Prep: 15 Mins
  • Cook: 30 Mins
  • Portions: 2

Ingredients You'll Need

  • 1 Free Range Rack of Lamb
  • 1 Tbsp. Olive Oil
  • 1/4 Cup Pistachios, shells removed
  • 1/4 cup Bread Crumbs
  • 2 Tbsp. Dijon Mustard
  • Salt and Pepper for seasoning


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F
  2. Place pistachios, bread crumbs, salt and pepper into a food processor and process until crumbled
  3. Drizzle 1 tbsp. of olive oil into the mixture and mix until well combined
  4. Season lamb with salt and pepper
  5. Warm a large skillet over high heat
  6. Add olive oil to the skillet to fill the bottom of the pan
  7. Add lamb to skillet and cook for 3 minutes on each side to brown
  8. Transfer lamb to a medium sized roasting pan with the fatty side up
  9. Spread mustard over the top portion of the rack (the fatty side), then pat pistachio and bread crumb mixture over mustard coating on lamb
  10. Roast lamb for 20-25 minutes, until medium-rare, using a thermometer it should register at 130F
  11. Allow to rest for 10 minutes before cutting

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