Africa: Dukkah Crusted Rack of Lamb (The Recipe)

Main Course: Lamb
Prep time: 5 min
Cook time: 20 min
Total time: 25 min
Serves: 2


For the rack of lamb:
1 rack of lamb
2 tbsp Dukkah Rub
Extra Virgin Olive oil


For the mint yogurt sauce:
1 tbsp Plain Yogurt
1 tbsp sour cream
2 tsp Extra Virgin Olive oil
1 clove of fresh garlic
1 tsp fresh lemon juice
a sprig of fresh mint leaves - chopped
a dash of ground cumin
a dash of ground coriander


How to prepare your Dukkah-Crusted Rack of Lamb:

1.  Prep your rack of lamb by rinsing and patting dry with a paper towel or dishcloth.
2.  Rub the meat with extra virgin olive oil.
3.  Rub 3 tbsp of the Dukkah Rub onto your lamb, place in an oven-proof dish and cover with
     plastic wrap or use a Ziploc bag.
4.  Marinade for an hour or up to 1 day.
5.  Preheat your oven to 400°F(200°C).
6.  Remove meat from fridge about 20-30 min prior to grilling.
7.  Remove plastic wrap and place in oven.
8.  Grill rack of lamb for 17- 20 min, checking for doneness.
9.  Place on trivet, cover with foil and let meat rest for 5 min.
10. Cut into medallions and serve over quinoa, couscous or wild rice blend.

Annelie Messina
Annelie Messina