Racks of Welsh lamb with rosemary, lemon and garlic

Recipe with eatwelshlambandwelshbeef.com

Rack of lamb is the perfect dinner party dish – it looks impressive but is relatively simple to cook and serve. You can even cook it on a barbeque.

Serves: 6 | Cooking time: 1 hour


  • 2 lean racks of PGI Welsh lamb
  • 2 large sprigs of fresh rosemary
  • 1 lemon, rind removed and juice
  • 3 garlic cloves cut in half
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • Black pepper


Preheat the oven to 180°C / 160°C fan / Gas 4-5. Take the two lean racks of lamb and calculate the cooking time: medium – 25 minutes per 450g/0.5kg plus 25 minutes; well done – 30 minutes per 450g/0.5kg plus 30 minutes.

Mix together the rosemary, lemon rind and juice, garlic, olive oil and seasoning, and rub into the racks.

Cook on a preheated barbecue with a lid or place onto a rack in a roasting tray and oven roast for the calculated cooking time.

Serve the lamb with new potatoes and a green salad.


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