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Coffee Rubbed Lamb Ribs

Demetra Overton
You will need a roasting pan with 2 inch sides to catch any drips. You will also need an additional roasting pan with a rack
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 2 hrs
Total Time 2 hrs 10 mins
Servings 6 servings


  • 4 racks of lamb ribs
  • 2 tablespoons of kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon dried garlic or garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed allspice
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper more or less to taste
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon instant espresso
  • 1/2 teaspoon cracked black pepper
  • 1/2 cup Honey or barbecue sauce to serve along side


  • Heat your oven to 325°
  • Prepare the lamb ribs by removing the membrane and trimming excess fat
  • Combine the spices and instant espresso well.
  • Rub lamb ribs with the spice mixture
  • Completely wrap the lamb in foil and place in a high sided roasting pan
  • Bake the ribs for one and a half hours or until tender.
  • Thake the ribs out of the oven and increase the oven temperature to 400 degrees
  • Remove the ribs from the foil and place on a pan with a rack
  • Place the ribs back into the oven for 10 minutes to get crisp on the outside
  • Slice and serve the ribs as is or add BBQ sauce if you like