Herb Rack of Lamb

Serves 4


  • 2 kg shoulder of lamb or rack
  • 1 x 30g fresh mint
  • 1 x 30g fresh basil
  • 20ml (2 tsp) ground cumin
  • 15ml (1 tbs) paprika
  • 30ml (2 tbs) chopped parsley
  • 20ml (2 tsp) seasoning salt
  • 80ml (_ cup) olive oil
  • coarse salt and black pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 180°C.
  2. Process the herbs in a food processor with the seasonings and olive oil until the
  3. herbs are chopped. Spread half of mixture on the underside of the racks.
  4. Place the racks in a roasting pan and roast for 40 minutes. Then turn over and coat
  5. the other side with herb seasoning and roast for a further 30 minutes. Remove racks
  6. and change oven temperature to grill.
  7. Grill both sides for 5 minutes until golden. Lamb should be pink inside.