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Roasted Lamb Medallions with Maitake Mushrooms Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
audrie
Added: Monday, August 4, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Prep Time: more than three hours

1 rack of lamb, removed from bones (reserve bones)
2T yellow miso thyme to taste
1/2 onion, diced 3 cloves garlic
1/2 cup red wine 2 cups chicken stock
1 pint blackberries 1 cup white balsamic vinegar
1/4 cup sugar 1/2 cup shelled pistachios
Salt to taste 1/4 lb maitake mushrooms
2t olive oil 1 tsp butter
Pepper to taste 1 shallot, minced
1/4 cup manzanilla olives, minced

Directions:
Directions:
Roasted Lamb Medallions with Maitake Mushrooms, Braised Pistachios and Blackberry
Prep Time: more than three hours
Clean silverskin from lamb and rub with miso and thyme. Let sit overnight. Brown bones in the oven. Meanwile in saucepot, brown onios and garlic. Deglaze with red wine and let reduce. Add in 1 1/2 cups chicken stock and 1/2 pint blackberries; let simmer. Add in browned bones and reduce to nappe. Season and strain.

Place remaining blackberries in nonreactive pot with white balsamic and sugar. Reduce to thicken and strain.

Place pistachios in remaining chicken stock; season with salt and simmer until nuts are softened.

Break maitakes into bite sized chunks. When time to serve, saute mushrooms in one teaspoons olive oil and butter with salt and pepper.
Wipe miso off of lamb, season and brown all sides. Place in oven for a few minutes then let rest. Mix together olives, shallot and remaining olive oil.

To Serve:
Place mushrooms on plate. Top with sliced lamb and spoon of tapenade. Place a few pistachios on each plate. Pour spoonful of sauce on top and drizzle with blackberry gastrique.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This was an award winning recipe from one of my favoite chefs

 

 

 

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