A prime cut of lamb typically consisting of 8 ribs which is usually enjoyed pink, or medium at most. Two racks of lamb can be tied in a circle or stood facing each other with the bones interweaved, and served as a crown roast or guard of honour, respectively.
Rack of lamb is popular coated in a crust (mustard, herbs and breadcrumbs or Jamie Oliver uses crushed pistacchio!) before roasting. The rack can also be divided up and served as individual lamb cutlets.