Turn your ordinary lamb dishes into extraordinary dishes with this perfect lamb seasoning recipe. Infused with a tangy and classic blend of lamb herbs and spices, this spice mix recipe will become your go-to for all your lamb recipes.
Recipes for this spice: Sous Vide Leg of Lamb, Smoked Leg of Lamb, Sous Vide Lamb Chops or Smoked Rack of Lamb.
To really bring out the flavor of lamb, nothing beats the right seasoning; This special blend is a great way to enhance the flavor and aroma of your dishes.
Here are the best seasonings for lamb if you’re looking for the classic garlic and herb mix:
- Rosemary, fresh or dried
- Thyme, fresh or dried
- Oregano, fresh or dried
- garlic powder
- onion powder
- Salt and pepper to taste
Aside from the oregano, it’s quite similar to the very popular Prime Rib Rub.
Do you prefer a marinade over a dry rub? This spice rub easily transforms into a lamb chop marinade. Simply add 1 batch of Lamb Seasoning to 1/4 cup olive oil. That’s it!
Fresh herbs – Instead of using dried herbs, swap out fresh herbs. You need to adjust the measurements for each fresh ingredient, using 3 times the amount of dried ingredients. For example, 1 teaspoon of dried rosemary would have to be replaced by 1 tablespoon of fresh rosemary (= 3 teaspoons).
Sharp – throw in some red pepper flakes if you like a little spiciness. Start with 1 tsp and work your way up from there.
Greek – For a Greek twist, add some lemon juice and mint. Serve with this tzatziki sauce.
What other herbs and spices go well with lamb?
Other herbs and spices that work well: paprika, mustard powder, coriander, cumin, cayenne pepper, dried lemon peel, sage, and mint. Combine as you like!
If you need a good binding agent, we highly recommend using our Dijon Mustard recipe.
- Adjust the amount of salt and pepper to suit your taste preferences.
- Marinate your meat for at least an hour to ensure maximum flavor absorption.
- Store the spice mix in an airtight container for up to 6 months.
This lamb spice recipe is versatile and will enhance the flavor of your favorite dishes. Here are a few recipe ideas:
Temperature chart for lamb
note 1 – To use fresh ingredients, use 1 tbsp fresh ingredients to 1 tsp dried spices.
Calories: 19kcal | Carbohydrates: 4G | Protein: 1G | Fat: 0.2G | Saturated Fatty Acids: 0.1G | Polyunsaturated fat: 0.04G | Monounsaturated fatty acids: 0.03G | Sodium: 1166mg | Potassium: 72mg | Fiber: 1G | Sugar: 0.1G | Vitamin A: 67ie | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 45mg | Iron: 2mg