Popular & practical recipes anyone can cook...

Lamb with oatmeal & herb crust

Lamb with oatmeal & herb crust

Rack of lamb with a delicious herby crust will put a smile on your family's faces when you put this on the table!

Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 20-25 minutes
Serves: 4

What you need:

  • 2 racks of British lamb, each cut in half, approx. 1kg
  • 50g medium oatmeal
  • 25g butter, melted
  • ½ x 20g pack parsley, chopped
  • ½ x 15g pack chives, chopped

What you do:

  1. Preheat the oven to 200°C, gas mark 6.
  2. Trim the lamb of excess fat and dust them with 1 tbsp of the oatmeal, place on a baking tray. Mix the remaining oatmeal with the butter, and herbs and, season well. Mix well to combine.
  3. Press onto the fat side of the lamb and roast for 20 minutes for rare and 25 minutes for medium.
  4. Cut the lamb into thin pieces.

Handy hints and tips:

Try replacing the parsley with chopped fresh rosemary for a more traditional flavour.

This page can be found at:

A short link can also be used: http://bit.ly/i9ZUvJ

All about oats

All about oats

All About Oats is an independent campaign which aims to raise awareness of the health benefits and versatility of oats.

More from All about oats

Chicken with oatmeal & sage stuffing

Chicken with oatmeal & sage stuffing

Try using this stuffing mix to fill the cavity of whole chickens before roasting - it's perfect for Christmas turkey too

Low-fat vanilla & raspberry cheesecakes

Low-fat vanilla & raspberry cheesecakes

This delicious treat includes two of your five-a-day plus one serving of wholegrain per person.

Oat topped mackerel with roast tomatoes

Oat topped mackerel with roast tomatoes

Oats aren't just for breakfast and make great toppings for meat or oily fish

Popular in lamb recipes

Lamb mince tagine

Lamb mince tagine

A taste of the middle east, perfect for a mid-week supper

Lamb & mushroom bake

Lamb & mushroom bake

You can't beat a baked dish for feeding the family - and this is one of the best, made easy for you with red and white sauces for lasagne.

Tunisian braised lamb shanks

Tunisian braised lamb shanks

Juicy lamb shanks with shallots, mint and harissa sauce create a fantastic Tunisian dish - just serve with couscous

New on Secret Sauce

  • Chocolate dipped strawberries Chocolate dipped strawberries
    Viva strawberries and chocolate are a match made in heaven and make a delicious treat and a healthier alternative to a bar of chocolate.
    15th Mar 2015 at 1:55pm in cakes & desserts
  • Fenland celery, herb & bacon parcels
    Fenland celery tastes delicious when roasted. Cooking it in little parcels keeps all the flavours and lovely juices in. Try this easy recipe for family suppers, children love anything wrapped up!
    15th Mar 2015 at 1:55pm in meat & poultry
  • Strawberry & almond macaroons
    Macaroons are the perfect dessert to follow a romantic dinner - the perfect treat!
    10th Feb 2015 at 8:41pm in cakes & desserts

Food poll

Do you buy organic food?