Smoke Roasted Rack of Lamb

Smoke Roasted Rack of Lamb
Regarding BBQ Inc
  • 2 hrs 30 mins
  • Prep: 90 mins,
  • Cook: 60 mins
  • Yield: Serves 6
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These French cut Racks of Lamb are marinated in a flavorful herb-Dijon marinade, then grilled to perfection. This recipe is simply a delicious treat for special occasions, but simple enough for a family meal.

What You'll Need

  • 2 lamb racks (French cut)
  • 1/4 cup/60 mL balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 cup/60 mL Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 cup/60 mL dry red wine
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • 2 tablespoons/30 mL Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 teaspoons/30 mL soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon/5 mL basil
  • 1 teaspoon/5 mL thyme
  • 1 teaspoon/5 mL black pepper
  • Salt to taste

How to Make It

  1. Combine vinegar, lemon zest with the herbs and spices. Marinate racks of lamb in ​this mixture for about 12 hours. 
  2. Preheat grill and prepare for indirect grilling at about 300 F. 
  3. Combine Dijon mustard, red wine, Worcestershire sauce and soy sauce in a bowl.
  4. Remove lamb racks from marinade and place on grill over indirect heat. Grill for one hour or until done, basting with mustard sauce for the first 30 minutes.
  1. Remove from grill when done (an internal temperature of 145 F.) and let rest for 10 minutes. Carve and serve. 

Recipe Tips

  • Tell your butcher you want the lamb racks French cut.