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How do you calculate the cooking time for a rack of lamb?

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The cooking time for a rack of lamb depends on several variables. These variables include the particular cut of the meat, the weight of the meat, and the specific cooking method used.

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How do you calculate the cooking time for a rack of lamb?
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The cooking chart at recipetips.com categorizes the cooking times for lamb based on three cooking methods: oven roasting, grilling at high heat, or using an oven bag. It is assumed that the meat is refrigerated, not frozen. For example, oven roasting a 5 to 7-pound whole leg of lamb to medium-rare requires 15 to 20 minutes of roasting at 325 degrees F. This will provide a safe internal temperature of 145 degrees F. Grilling 1 inch thick lamb chops to medium doneness takes approximately 8 minutes on each side.

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