Rack of lamb stuffed with dried figs

The sweet figs go perfectly with lamb and make this dish the highlight at every BBQ!


Difficulty: Easy

Time: 30 min. preparation time, 0 min. baking time

Nutrition: Calories ca 679 / Protein 48g / Carbohydr. 36g / Fat 38g

Ingredients (2 servings)

1rack of lamb (rib bones exposed)
4figs (dried)
50 mlpomegranate syrup
1 clovegarlic
1 sprigrosemary
1 sprigthyme
1 tbspolive oil


kitchen twine, grill, barbecue tongs, brush (optional), cutting board, knife, small bowl

Wine Tip

Riesling selected harvest, sweet, 2008
“Selected harvest” wines excel due to their balanced fruity aroma, which is created by the use of fully ripe grapes and the sorting out of unripe berries. The aromatic lamb goes very well with the special character of the wine and the sweet figs.

Step 1

Rack of lamb stuffed with dried figs

Preheat the grill. Finely chop garlic, rosemary and thyme. Halve dried figs.

cutting board, knife

1 clove garlic / 1 sprig rosemary / 1 sprig thyme / 4 figs

Step 2

Rack of lamb stuffed with dried figs

Mix pomegranate syrup, chopped garlic, rosemary and thyme in a small bowl. Season with salt and pepper.

small bowl

50 ml pomegranate syrup / salt / pepper

Step 3

Rack of lamb stuffed with dried figs

Brush the lamb rack with the syrup, bone side down. Place the figs on top. Lightly season with salt and pepper and drizzle olive oil on top.


1 rack of lamb / 1 tbsp olive oil

Step 4

Rack of lamb stuffed with dried figs

Tie up the rack so that the bones are facing upwards and it forms a firm sack.

kitchen twine

Step 5

Rack of lamb stuffed with dried figs

Grill the tied lamb rack for approx. 8 – 10 min. turning occasionally for even browning until it is cooked medium. Leave to rest for at least 5 min. Serve with boiled potatoes or a fresh summer salad.

grill, barbecue tongs