Lamb has a slight, subtly sweet gaminess, which works perfectly with the funky goodness of our gochujang chili paste, and if you let it soak overnight, you’ll be rewarded with a juicy interior as well. I love using rack for this, since it’s more tender, and easier to work with than leg, and a little more user friendly than chops.
You should find gochujang at any grocery store where the cool kids shop, but if not, it’s available online. Here is the one I used, just in case that matters. If you do happen to splurge for a jar, trust me, you’ll use it all by the end of summer.
By the way, the ingredient amounts below will only allow for a few tablespoons of sauce, once reduced. If you want more, just double the amounts, and save half to add to your reduction. A little more sauce probably isn’t a bad idea, especially if there’s going to be rice around. Either way, I really do hope you give this a try soon. Enjoy!
Ingredients for 4 Portions:
2 trimmed racks of lamb (about 1 pound each)
2 tablespoons gochujang chili paste
6 cloves crushed garlic
1/4 cup finely minced green onions
2 tablespoons brown sugar
3 tablespoons rice vinegar
1 tablespoon sesame oil
1/4 cup soy sauce
1 teaspoon kosher salt