Recipe: Herb Crusted New Zealand Lamb Rack By Brettschneider’s Baking & Cooking School

This impressive looking meal is actually deceptively easy to prepare

Pro tip: Pair with a nice stem of red and dinner is settled!


• 1 New Zealand lamb rack
• Honey and Mustard glaze
• 20g honey
• 10ml olive oil
• 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
• Herb crust
• 50g breadcrumbs
• 20g pistachio nuts
• 3 sprigs Italian parsley
• Salt and pepper
• Herb and cranberry salad
• 2 stalks mint leaves – picked
• 2 stalks Italian parsley leaves – picked
• Cranberry pieces, finely chopped
• Olive oil – to drizzle


1. In a small bowl, mix together the honey, olive oil and mustard.

2. In a separate small bowl, place the breadcrumbs. Finely chop the pistachio nuts and Italian parsley and mix well with the crumbs.

3. Using a pastry brush, brush the sealed lamb rack with the honey glaze.

4. Dip into the crust mixture and place into a 200°C oven.

5. Cook for 12 – 14 minutes until pink.

6. Remove from the oven and allow to rest for 10 minutes on a rack.

7. In a small bowl, mix together the picked herbs and cranberry. Drizzle with olive oil.

8. Serve alongside the lamb rack.



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