Lamb Ribs

Tom Mylan of The Meat Hook in Brooklyn says that ribs are the most inexpensive and unsung cut of the lamb, and are similar to more popular pork spare ribs. He marinates them in brown sugar, cumin, coriander and cinnamon before grilling them with apple cider vinegar and molasses sauce—a perfect marriage of Middle Eastern spices and American barbecue. The ribs sit on a low heat for over an hour, resulting in incredibly tender meat. Michael Symon puts a Greek twist on lamb ribs by seasoning them with oregano, coriander and quick-preserved lemons. Find these recipes and more in Food & Wine’s guide to lamb ribs.

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Grilled Lamb Ribs with Quick Preserved Lemons

Michael Symon, who grew up in a Greek and Sicilian family, often adds Greek accents when he cooks. He seasons lamb ribs with oregano and coriander before grilling and serves them with tangy, quick-preserved lemons. Slideshow: More Grilled Lamb Recipes
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Cumin-and-Coriander Grilled Lamb Ribs

Lamb ribs are the most inexpensive and unsung part of the lamb, says Tom Mylan, who says they're very similar to pork spare ribs. Here he combines the sweet and tangy flavors of American barbecue with Middle Eastern seasonings for richly flavored, succulent ribs. Slideshow: More Grilled Lamb Recipes
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Vadouvan-Spiced Lamb Ribs

These slow-roasted lamb ribs from Boston chef Tony Maws are rubbed with a vadouvan, a fragrant French curry-esque spice blend, and loaded with the rich, gamey flavor of lamb. Because lamb ribs can be fatty, it's best to get them from small farms where the lambs are younger and more active, and therefore leaner. Slideshow: Lamb Recipes
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Lamb Rib Chops with Vegetable Hash

Samfaina is a quick Catalan hash of diced eggplant, bell pepper and zucchini. This version is loaded with herbs and seasoned with smoked ham. Typically served with pork chops or fish, such as cod, it's delicious with lamb too.    More Amazing Lamb Recipes  
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Grilled Lamb Ribs with Chimichurri

Chef Santiago Garat grills these lamb ribs at outdoor barbecue parties at the farm so they’re crispy on the outside. The tangy, extra-herby chimichurri is a perfect partner for the rich meat. Slideshow: Global Grilling
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Grilled Lamb Ribs with Glazed Shiitake Mushrooms

Lamb ribs have become more popular with chefs like Seamus Mullen who appreciate the flavor and value of this underused cut of meat. Since lamb ribs aren’t very big, they’re an ideal cocktail snack. Slideshow: More Great Ribs Recipes
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