How to enhance your plate presentation – Spiced rack of lamb.

lamb-rack-3The visual presentation of your plates should stimulate your appetite; in my blog I am here to help you achieve mastery over the art of food presentation with a few simple tips and tricks.

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In this post I have used only a few peels of vegetables to enhance the presentation of this lamb rack.  Always play with colour contrast and symmetry. This will add energy and dynamism to your presentation!

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Spiced rack of lamb is a real showstopper, with a herb crust. Easy to do and one of the best things I have ever tasted!

SPICED RACK OF LAMB

Preparation time 20 minutes

Cooking time 20- 25 minutes
serves -8

INGREDIENTS

3 Frenched racks of lamb trimmed of all but a thin layer of fat.

 Spice crust

1 1/2 cups fine fresh bread crumbs
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1/2 tbsp of cumin seeds
1 green cardamom pods
1 dried chilli
1/2 tbsp of coriander seeds
2 tbsp of coriander stalks, finely chopped
1 tbsp of basil stalks, finely chopped

1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh mint
6 tbsp of unsalted butter, softened

1 table spoon green chilli paste (optional)

salt to taste
Marinade

1/2 tablespoons Dijon mustard

1 tbsp of garlic (paste)
1 tbsp of ginger (paste)
1/2 red chilli, de-seeded and very finely chopped (optional)
1/4 lemon, juiced
1 tsp garam masala
salt to taste
PREPARATION

 

  • Season lamb with the marinade for at least 2 to 3 hours in the refrigerator.
  • Stir together the spice crust mix in a bowl, then drizzle with the melted butter and toss until combined well.
  • Preheat the oven to 400°F.
  • Cover the bread crumb mixture coating on each rack, gently pressing to adhere.
  • Roast lamb until pink in colour. 130°F (for medium-rare), 20 to 25 minutes, and transfer to a cutting board. Let stand 10 minutes, and then cut into chops.
  • Enjoy your spiced lamb rack.

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104 thoughts on “How to enhance your plate presentation – Spiced rack of lamb.

  1. Oh wow Sumith! You are cooking on GAS with this eye catching plate. There are so many ideas I can copy starting with those little orange peppers of which I have a bag in the fridge. As for the lamb – I am salivating in a most unfeminine manner 😂

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