With so many guests to entertain and food to put out, New Year’s Eve can be taxing. Put an end to this by making this dish ahead of time so that you can concentrate on the lighter things of the party.
This amazingly aromatic and delicious rack of lamb will be gone at the blink of an eye. Ring in the New Year with this dish. Here’s what you’ll need.
Print Recipe Spiced Rack Of Lamb With Balsamic Jus
In a bowl, combine all the ingredients for the spice mix.
Salt and pepper the lamb racks and set aside.
In a large skillet, heat olive oil on high.
Sear the lamb rack on each side for 3 minutes.
Remove and bring it to room temperature.
Rub in about 2 tbsp of the spice mix on the lamb rack.
This can be done a day in advance before baking.
For the sauce, combine brown sugar ad vinegar and bring it to a boil.
Add a little red wine and the remaining spice mixture.
Boil and stir till the syrup thickens.
Add stock and reduce it to about 1 ½ cups.
Season the jus if necessary.
In a 400 F pre-heated oven, roast the lamb racks for 25 minutes until medium rare.
Remove from the oven and let it rest for about 5 minutes before carving.
Drizzle the sauce on top of the lamb before serving.