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Easy rack of lamb baked in a tasty sweet savoury sauce recipe

Fred’s racks of lamb are always chubby, tender and a real treat. Recipe sloe gin jamie oliver Yesterday I drove back from Essex to find Danny creating a new sauce for a chunky rack. Damson gin recipe delia smith We like to make our sauces in the same pan as the roasting meat.

Damson gin recipe waitrose If we get the ingredients right it’s a lazy way to make a sauce and sometimes the sauce also tenderises the meat.

This sauce has soul. Sloe gin cocktail recipes uk It was a treat at the end of a long day. Sloe gin recipe waitrose Combined with spinach and creamed potatoes (champ) it was superb. Damson gin recipe bbc If you prefer a thick sauce, a little corn flour or potato flour could be added while the meat is resting.

Every now and then we buy a 6-bone rack from Fred. Kilner sloe gin recipe card We divide it in half, eat one half and freeze the other. Damson gin recipe uk The flavour of a small rack of lamb is so much better than lamb chops and it’s much easier to cook.

Easy rack of lamb baked in a sweet savoury sauce recipe (for 2)

• 2 teaspoons of Sloe and Bramley Jelly’ (you could use a red currant jelly and a splosh of sloe gin. Recipe for making sloe gin Or just red currant jelly but you won’t get the depth of flavour that the sloe gives)

• A gentle shake of garlic granules. Sloe gin recipe 70cl bottle Don’t be sniffy about these. Best recipe for sloe gin They are really useful, if you are pressed for time. Recipe for sloe gin They are also an essence so you don’t need much. Sloe gin fizz recipe It is defnitely worth playing with garlic granules.

• Combine the wine, balsamic and jelly in the base of a small (pie) dish.

• Place one leaf of rosemary and a light shake of garlic granules between each cutlet.

• Put in your rack in the dish sitting upright (bones down, fat up) and bake for 30 mins uncovered. Recipe sloe gin Allow 30 minutes for pink. Best sloe gin recipe Add five minutes for if you like them medium rare and another five or ten minutes if you want them well done. Recipe for sloe gin fizz You can plunge in a knife and separate the cutlets to check, if you want. Sloe gin recipe 70cl They won’t mind being bunged back into the oven if they need a little more time.

They are also good with loads of watercress and mini roast potatoes. Sloe berry gin recipe Mini roasts can be cooked at 180c (160c fan) for forty minutes so you need to start them before the rack. Easy sloe gin recipe But they can go in at the same time if you rest your meat for 20 minutes.

As an alternative to garlic granules you could dry your own garlic and grind them to a power in a pestle and mortar.

Better still you could dry and grind roasted smoked garlic. Sipsmith sloe gin recipe The garlic flavour is softer but has extra depth.

You would need 3 heads of smoked garlic to make a reasonable amount. Recipe sloe gin fizz Funnily enough I know of a good cheap supplier of roasted smoked garlic ??

Both my teenage children loved it which is saying something as they are not usually very adventurous.

Love your site. Best sloe gin fizz recipe Just wish I was in a position to do what you have done but I have a few more years to wait yet and two teenagers to see through university!

I’m preparing for it though and I’m sure it won’t be that long.

you saved my life – not a cook but have dinner party this evening and had the lamb with no idea how to cook or even for how long!feel much less stressed now. The best sloe gin recipe guests arriving any minute – sure they will be impressed ……. Gordons sloe gin recipe julie

Ash – we use Lea and Perrins too. Simple sloe gin recipe A must in any moving and shaking kitchen. Make sloe gin recipe A good companion whether we’re making a Bloody Mary or a stew. Sloe gin recipe gordons Thanks for dropping by.

Hi Ros – Danny uses sloe jelly and sloe gin in his roast recipes a lot. Dried sloe gin recipe Although we have larder shelves heaving with both I often forget them when I am cooking. Kilner sloe gin recipe He thinks in a totally different way in his cooking preamble than I do. Sloe gin fizz cocktail recipe And then he is totally focussed and remembers everything.

An entirely different approach but the results are great. Sloe gin recipe sipsmith Thanks for leaving a comment.

I really wish I’d read this post yesterday before I made my lamb roast. Sloe gin recipe almond It wasn’t a rack- just a rolled shoulder- but I can see these tips would still be useful.

I had made a sauce with almost identical ingredients to yours, minus the sloe gin (which I had in the cupboard but didn’t think to use). Sloe gin and tonic recipe I also didn’t think to make the sauce in the roasting tray- mainly because our scummy student roasting trays are manky and horrible. Quick sloe gin recipe but when I get my own proper equipment, I’ll try this idea- it looks great.

And, I agree about garlic granules… if you’re pressed for time, or want to create a very strong garlic flavour, they are very useful indeed.

I think that the super-chefs would have lots of handthrowing with the way I cook ?? My secret ingredient is Worcestershire sauce. Sloe gin recipe uk My mom used it in all her casseroles and in bolognese sauce and I use it too. Sloe gin recipe river cottage Without it there’s definitely something missing.

Then again, after a week eating ‘chef’ food I’m quite happy to eat my own again. How to make sloe gin recipe I had a job once where I worked as an entertainment coordinator for a group of hotels. Sloe gin recipe hugh fearnley whittingstall I travelled from one to another and ate restaurant food for months. Sloe gin recipe jamie oliver In the end all I could face was a salad and a baked potato. Recipe for sloe gin river cottage Did wonders for the figure!

Thanks for the compliments on the garden ?? I can’t take credit for the spring onions as they were ‘weeds’ that came up from the last tenant’s occupancy. Sloe gin recipe bbc Husband almost pulled them out mistaking them for grass, but I made sure they stayed.

We use garlic granules a lot although we grow loads of garlic and are given French garlic from friends that go to France. Sloe gin fizz drink recipe The granules have a different effect than the crushed or chopped garlic.

I suspect most super chefs would throw up their hands in horror at the shake of a granule. Sloe gin fizz recipe egg white I use them to pull round a weedy sauce. Recipe for sloe gin jamie oliver Danny uses them a lot when he is cooking meat.

Our spring onions are still tiny. Sloe gin jam recipe There must be something amazing in your dutch soil or perhaps it’s your green fingers, Ash.

Mmm, that sounds wonderful! I use garlic granules that come in a grinder like black pepper. Jamie oliver sloe gin recipe It is wonderful for adding flavour. Best sloe gin recipe ever I have some spring onions from my garden. Sloe gin ice cream recipe I think champ is on the menu for tonight!

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