Prep: 10 mins Cook: 30 mins Serves: 6 Cut: Rack

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Slow Grilled Rack of Lamb with Pomegranate Molasses

  • Weight: ~2.5 lbs total
  • Marinade Time: 30 minutes – 4 hours


  • 2 racks of New Zealand Spring Lamb
  • 1 shallot
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • 2 sprigs thyme and rosemary
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • 1 tbsp garlic powder
  • 2 tsp pepper
  • 1/4 cup pomegranate molasses
  • 1/4 cup hot honey


  • 1/2 cup crème fraîche
  • 1/2 of one lemon’s juice
  • 3 leaves mint
  • Salt to taste

Step-by-Step instructions:

  • Blend marinade ingredients (shallot, garlic, thyme, rosemary and seasonings) together and cover the rack of lamb.
  • Marinate the lamb in the paste for 30 minutes – 4 hours.
  • Preheat grill and sear the rack of lamb until brown over high heat.
  • Sear off the lamb on the grill and move to indirect heat (250 degrees) for about 20-30 minutes or until 140 degrees internal temperature.
  • Make glaze of pomegranate molasses, or balsamic vinegar and honey.
  • Mix the crème fraîche with chopped mint, squeeze in a lemon and season with salt to taste to make your sauce.
  • Slice and serve with 1/2 cup yellow rice and drizzle glaze on top.
  • Dip in sauce and enjoy!

Recipe Credits: @thegoldenbalance

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