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Beefer Charred Rack of Lamb with Sous Vide Rosemary Garlic Marinade

Beefer Charred Rack of Lamb

Is lamb the most robust of the red meats? Not really. It doesn’t have the intense flavor profile of beef, venison or elk. But don’t let that scare anyone from cooking lamb. Where lamb makes up for it is that it marries so well to a marinade. Any marinade. Some popular marinades for lamb are basil pesto, or olive oil and fresh herbs, or honey mustard/red wine/rosemary. And on that last one, rosemary pairs particularly well with lamb and is one of the primary ingredients in this recipe, so let’s get started.


Beefer Charred Rack of Lamb with Sous Vide Rosemary Garlic Marinade


1 (8-rib) rack of lamb, French cut trimmed

5 large garlic cloves, roughly chopped

2 1/2 tablespoons fresh rosemary leaves, roughly chopped

4 sprigs of thyme

Zest from 1 lemon

1 1/2 teaspoon sea salt

1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper

1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes

1/4 cup light olive oil or cooking oil of choice



TIP 1 Sous vide 2-rib rack of lamb chops 2.5 hours before serving time. See Tip 2 for make-ahead.


STEP 1 With a sharp knife, score the lamb fat in parallel lines 1/2 inch apart, then score the lamb again at right angles to the first lines to form a crosshatch pattern.


STEP 2 Cut rack of lamb into 2 rib chops with a sharp knife; set aside.


STEP 3 Combine garlic, rosemary, thyme sprigs, lemon zest, salt, black pepper, red pepper flakes in a sous vide vacuum-seal bag or a 1-gallon resealable plastic bag; massage bag to mix herbs and oil. Add lamb chops, making sure to coat both sides with marinade. Vacuum-seal bag per sous vide instructions. If placing lamb into a resealable bag, remove air then place in a second 1-gallon resealable bag, to protect from leakage. Make sure to remove air from both resealable bags by the water immersion method.


TIP 2 The lamb can marinate in the sealed bag for up until 24 hours for greater infusion of flavor. If the lamb has been in the refrigerator with marinade, allow lamb chops to come to room temperature, about 20 minutes, if going straight into the Beefer.


STEP 4 Cook lamb by sous vide method for 1.5 hours at 125°F.


STEP 5 After the sous vide, remove lamb from sealed bag, and discard juices. Dry lamb chops on all sides with a paper towel. Make sure to brush off all bits of garlic, rosemary, and sprigs of thyme:

Beefer Charred Rack of Lamb

STEP 6 Heat Beefer on HIGH heat for 10-minutes.


TIP 3 Lamb can be very smoky due to the high fat content. Using the Beefer outdoors is highly suggested for this recipe.


STEP 7 Place two of the lamb chops (each with 2 ribs) on the Beefer grill grate with the bones facing toward you. Set the Beefer drip tray on the bottom of the Beefer to catch lamb fat.


STEP 8 Place the grate with the chops on the 4th rack down. Grill for up to 1-minute per side, inverting chops until all 4 sides have browned:

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Transfer chops to a tray and set on the side of the Beefer. Brown the remaining lamb chops. Allow lamb to rest 5 minutes before taking internal temperature.

Beefer Charred Rack of Lamb

TIP 4 Check for desired internal lamb temperature: 125°F for rare, 135°F medium-rare, and 140°F medium. If temperature has not reached what you desire place lamb chops back in the Beefer and grill for another 30-45 seconds.

Beefer Charred Rack of Lamb

STEP 8 Garnish with rosemary leaves and lemon slices (optional). Taste before adding additional salt or pepper.

Beefer Charred Rack of Lamb

Serves: 4 (2-ribs) per serving (appetizer portion)

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Grilling Ideas to Beef Up Your Dinner Party Plans at Home with the Beefer

dinner party grilling ideas with the beefer

Cooking at home just got easier with the Beefer. Whether you’re cooking for yourself or cooking for the family, the Beefer can help inspire grilling ideas from your favorite restaurants. Our indoor and outdoor infrared grills make it fun and easy to create the perfect steaks and sear delicious fish from the comfort of your home. Curb your hunger, feed your cravings and craft good home cooked meals for your next dinner party with the best indoor grill – the Beefer.

Grilling Ideas for a Dinner Party

Upscale restaurants give you delicious and over-priced meals. So why are you spending your hard-earned money when you can be grilling the same meals at home with the Beefer? Think about your favorite fancy seafood restaurants that serve grilled lobster tail, grilled scallops and grilled salmon. What about your favorite steakhouse that fires up mouth-watering filet mignon, Wagyu beef and Kobe steak? All of those high-end meals can be made with the Beefer!

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You will no longer have to worry about making dinner reservations at a restaurant that everyone will love or wonder how you’re going to feed your pickiest eaters. The Beefer is ready to open up your horizons, giving you grilling ideas that will blow your dinner guest’s minds. Also, since the Beefer grills meals in minutes, you’ll be able to spend time with your guests and be part of your party. Stop getting stuck behind the grill, and join the party!

Restaurant-Quality Meals at Home

Now you can be the head chef, from the comfort of your home. Get that perfect crust and grill up crowd-pleasing meals that will be the highlight of your next dinner party. Think about the reaction your dinner guests will have looking over the menu you send to them. They’ll ask, “When did Jeff and Sarah take cooking classes?” But their secret to perfectly grilled meals isn’t from grilling ideas and techniques at cooking classes, it is the power of the Beefer. 

Ready to take your dinner party to the next level? Check out all of our grilling ideas on our YouTube channel and get inspired for your next home event. Be the grilling master of your dreams, and take pride in the meals you cook for your guests. At the Beefer, we’re ready to give you the equipment you need to make mouth-watering restaurant quality meals. Buy the best indoor grill on our website today, and make your home the go-to party house.


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