Lamb Racks with Spinach, Sultanas & Pine Nuts

  • Lamb Racks with Spinach, Sultanas & Pine Nuts

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  • 1 tspn olive oil
  • 2 x 500g racks of lamb
  • 100 g flat pancetta, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 Tbls finely chopped thyme
  • 20 g butter
  • 1/4 cup sultanas
  • 500 g spinach
  • 1/4 cup pine nuts (toasted)


Preheat oven to 210C or 190C fan. Heat oil in a large frying pan on high. Cook lamb racks one at a time, turning, for 2-3 mins, until browned all over. Remove from heat and cool.

Place pancetta in a food processor and process until a paste forms. Transfer to a bowl. Add garlic and thyme and mix well. Press mixture over upper side of lamb. Bake for 20 mins for medium-rare or until cooked to your liking. Cover loosely with foil and rest for 5 mins.

Meanwhile, melt butter in a large frying pan on high heat. Add sultanas and cook for 1 min. Add spinach and cook for 2 mins, until wilted. Season well and stir through pine nuts.

Carve lamb racks into cutlets and transfer to serving plates. Drizzle over pan juices and serve with spinach, sultanas and pine nuts.

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