TC Recipe: Rosemary Crusted Rack of Lamb with Shallot Marmalade and White Bean Ragout

February 16 2010

By Culinary Team Member Sean Winder
Suggested Pairing: 2008 Signature Pinot Noir

rosemarycrustedrackoflamb

Ingredients

  • Single rack of lamb (8 bones, approx. 10-14 ounces)
  • 3 T olive oil
  • 2 T rosemary, chopped
  • 1 ea clove minced garlic
  • 1 C bread crumbs

  • Marmalade

  • 2 C shallots, sliced
  • 1 T honey
  • ½ C Pinot Noir C
  • 1 T sherry vinegar

  • Ragout

  • 1 C canneloni beans (soaked overnight
  • 2 C chicken stock
  • 1 C leeks, diced
  • ½ C carrots, ½” dice
  • 1 C pearl onions, peeled
  • 1 T rosemary, chopped
  • 1 T butter
  • 2 T sherry vinegar

Preparation

In a medium saucepan, sauté leeks, carrots, and pearl onions until tender. Add Rosemary, Beans, and Chicken Stock. Bring to a simmer. Add Butter and Sherry vinegar, season to taste.

In a separate Saucepan, sweat shallots over low heat until tender. Add Honey and cook over low heat until honey begins to caramelize. Add Pinot Noir, and Sherry Vinegar. Reduce by Half.

Combine Oil, Rosemary, and garlic. Marinate Lamb overnight, or at least six hours. Press breadcrumbs into lamb until thouroughly coated. Sear Lamb over medium heat until breadcrumbs are evenly browned. Cook in a 400 degree oven until desired doneness is achieved.

Serve over White Bean Ragout topped with shallot marmalade.

single rack of lamb which have 8 bones to them.  They typically range from 10-14oz each
    • sobran

      I am unclear about the portion here. Is this recipe for a single rack of lamb, and if so, of what size?

      • chefmichael

        This recipe is for a single rack of lamb which have 8 bones to them. They typically range from 10-14oz each. – Executive Chef Michael Landsberg

      • Sasha Kadey

        Sorry for the omission, the ingredients above have been updated to reflect our Chef's reply. Thanks for visiting and asking for clarification.

    • sobran

      I am unclear about the portion here. Is this recipe for a single rack of lamb, and if so, of what size?

      • chefmichael

        This recipe is for a single rack of lamb which have 8 bones to them. They typically range from 10-14oz each. – Executive Chef Michael Landsberg

      • Sasha Kadey

        Sorry for the omission, the ingredients above have been updated to reflect our Chef's reply. Thanks for visiting and asking for clarification.

    • sobran

      I am unclear about the portion here. Is this recipe for a single rack of lamb, and if so, of what size?

      • chefmichael

        This recipe is for a single rack of lamb which have 8 bones to them. They typically range from 10-14oz each. – Executive Chef Michael Landsberg

      • Sasha Kadey

        Sorry for the omission, the ingredients above have been updated to reflect our Chef’s reply. Thanks for visiting and asking for clarification.