Za’atar + Sumac Rack of Lamb with Herb Yogurt Sauce

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THIS za’atar + sumac rack of lamb with herb yogurt sauce may be my new favorite recipe. Super tender and a tangy marinade from the sumac – this recipe is my new go-to for rack of lamb. See below for the full recipe!

What you’ll need:

For your lamb: A rack of lamb, za’atar, sumac, paprika, pepper, salt, garlic powder, oil.

For your green herb yogurt sauce: 

cilantro, dill, lime juice, fresh garlic cloves, greek yogurt, oil, salt and pepper. Super simple sauce and packs so much flavor.

HOW to make your lamb chops:

Preheat your oven to 400 degrees – to begin for finishing the cooking process for your lamb.

Next, make your yogurt sauce by blending your cilantro and dill first until chopped. Add your yogurt, lime juice, garlic, oil and salt and pepper. Blend and set aside.

To make your lamb, mix za’atar, sumac, paprika, pepper, salt, garlic powder and oil in a bowl. Spread the mixture all over the lamb and let marinate for 30mins-overnight.
Heat a skillet with a drizzle of oil and let it get really hot. Sear your lamb for 5-6 minutes on each side until charred on medium-high heat.

After, place in the oven for 15-20 minutes. Let rest for 10-15 minutes and slice to make into chops. Serve with your herb yogurt sauce.

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Za'atar + Sumac Rack of Lamb with Herb Yogurt Sauce

Ingredients 

  • 1 rack of American Lamb
  • 1 tablespoon za'atar
  • 3 tablespoons sumac
  • 2 tablespoons paprika
  • 2 tablespoons pepper
  • 2 tablespoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons garlic powder
  • cup olive oil

Green Herb Yogurt Sauce

  • ½ cup cilantro
  • ½ cup dill
  • 1 juice of lime
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • ½ cup greek yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions 

  • Preheat your oven to 400 degrees. Next, make your yogurt sauce by blending your cilantro and dill first until chopped. Add your yogurt, lime juice, garlic, oil and salt and pepper. Blend and set aside.
  • To make your lamb, mix za’atar, sumac, paprika, pepper, salt, garlic powder and oil in a bowl. Spread the mixture all over the lamb and let marinate for 30mins-overnight.Heat a skillet with a drizzle of oil and let it get really hot. Sear your lamb for 5-6 minutes on each side until charred on medium-high heat.
  • After, place in the oven for 15-20 minutes. Let rest for 10-15 minutes and slice to make into chops. Serve with your herb yogurt sauce.
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