How to cook spicy french lamb rack marinated in red wine

This is a recipe I found in "gd ma recipe's book". I was looking for a lamb recipe for Easter ..and opted for French rack when the entire lamb leg were too big at my store... " one needs to adapt" 😜

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INGREDIENTS

Prepare the marinade Do it the day before for optimum aroma

Garlic cloves and shallots

Garlic cloves and shallots

Cut into pieces

Cut into pieces

Cayenne pepper and herbes de Provence

Cayenne pepper and herbes de Provence

Prepare the rack

Prepare the rack

Put the cayenne pepper, herbs, garlic and shallots in a bag with a glass of red wine. Add the rack, and close the bag for marinate up to 24h, minimum of 4h

Put the cayenne pepper, herbs, garlic and shallots in a bag with a glass of red wine. Add the rack, and close the bag for marinate up to 24h, minimum of 4h

Et voila. Remember to turn the bag a couple of times..

Et voila. Remember to turn the bag a couple of times..

The day after, take the lamb out of the bag

The day after, take the lamb out of the bag

Keep the marinade in a pain

Keep the marinade in a pain

I like to eat the fat of my lamb, but I like the fat well cooked and crunchy, for this reason, I always precook the fat part of the lamb, on a grill for 5 min

I like to eat the fat of my lamb, but I like the fat well cooked and crunchy, for this reason, I always precook the fat part of the lamb, on a grill for 5 min

This side is cooked

This side is cooked

The other side not at all, that way everything will be cooked to perfection ( for my taste..hehe )

The other side not at all, that way everything will be cooked to perfection ( for my taste..hehe )

We were 4 people, so I prepared 3 racks

We were 4 people, so I prepared 3 racks

Put the racks in the oven for 35 min at 400F Now, moving on to the sauce... As I did not want to waste the marinade ..

Filter the marinade

Filter the marinade

Keep the onion and shallots

Keep the onion and shallots

And put them in a pain , add olive oil,

And put them in a pain , add olive oil,

Cook until golden

Cook until golden

Add the wine from the marinade

Add the wine from the marinade

Add another glass of wine. ( I decided to do a quick wine reduction sauce)

Add another glass of wine. ( I decided to do a quick wine reduction sauce)

Bring to boil

Bring to boil

Put the content in a mixer, that way u don't have pieces of garlic, but still the taste!!

Put the content in a mixer, that way u don't have pieces of garlic, but still the taste!!

Let reduce until the sauce is getting sicker

Let reduce until the sauce is getting sicker

This is a shallots red wine reduction... Goes really well with strong meat

This is a shallots red wine reduction... Goes really well with strong meat

Here is the lamb done!

Here is the lamb done!

Pink in the middle and crunchy fat on the outside

Pink in the middle and crunchy fat on the outside

I made mashed potatoes ...

I made mashed potatoes ...

That I grilled in the oven at the same time than the lamb,

That I grilled in the oven at the same time than the lamb,

Here is our table!

Here is our table!

Here is my plate...!! Bon appetit !

So, after dinner thoughts, we all LOVED the lamb, the meat taste was not covered by the wine, but the fatty part had a redwinish aroma/taste... It was really good. I will definitely do it again

  • French rack of lamb
  • Garlic clove
  • Shallots
  • Cayenne pepper
  • Salt
  • Pepper