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Rack of Lamb with Pomegranate Glaze

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Category: Meat, Lamb/Sheep

 Ingredients List

  • 3 c Pomegranate juice
  • 1/2 c Sugar
  • Leaves from 2-3
  • -sprigs oregano
  • 2 Garlic clove(s)
  • -peeled and minced
  • 1 8-bone rack of lamb
  • -(2 1/2 lb), trimmed
  • Salt and pepper


1. Cook pomegranate juice and sugar in a medium saucepan over medium-high
heat, stirring constantly, until a thick syrup forms, 20-30 minutes. Remove
saucepan from heat and place in a larger pan of hot water to keep syrup
warm and liquid.

2. Preheat oven to 500øF. Chop oregano leaves into minced garlic as finely
as possible to make a paste, then smear it over all surfaces of lamb.
Season with salt and pepper, and place on a rack in a roasting pan. Brush
lightly with pomegranate syrup, and place in top part of oven, bone side
down, for 5 minutes. Lower oven to 375øF and roast 15 minutes per pound or
until interior reaches 125øF on a meat thermometer for medium-rare. After
first 20 minutes, add some water to bottom of pan and brush roast with more
pomegranate syrup.

3. Allow meat to rest for 10 minutes before cutting into chops. Mix pan
juices into remaining syrup, pour over chops and serve.

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