Crusty Almond Lamb Rack Chops
Delight everyone at your dinner table with this nutty twist on lamb chops.
- 2 Tbs olive oil
- 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
- 1/2 tsp lemon pepper
- 1/2 tsp ground cumin
- 1/4 tsp salt
- 2/3 cup Japanese-style (panko) bread crumbs
- 2/3 cup toasted almonds, ground
- 2 lamb racks, trimmed
- 1 egg white
- 1 Tbs water
- In medium skillet, heat oil over medium heat; cook garlic with lemon pepper, cumin, and salt. In small bowl, mix bread crumbs and almonds. Add to skillet and cook until light golden-brown; set aside.
- Place lamb, bone-side down, on rack in roasting pan.
- In small bowl, beat together egg white and water, brush on top of lamb. Pat crumb mixture on each lamb rack.
- Roast in 375ºF oven to desired degree of doneness: 145ºF for medium-rare, 160ºF for medium, or 170ºF for well. Allow lamb to stand for 10 minutes before serving. Internal temperature will rise about 10 degrees.
Calories from Fat 457 (72%)
(79%)Total Fat 51g
(107%)Saturated Fat 21g
Polyunsaturated Fat 4g
Monounsaturated Fat 23g
Total Carbohydrate 9g
(7%)Dietary Fiber 2g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
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