Greek Style Lamb Ribs

Greek Style Lamb Ribs

These Greek style lamb ribs get slow cooked first, then grilled for an amazingly rich and delicious outcome!

  • Prep Time10 min
  • Cook Time3 hr 15 min
  • Total Time3 hr 25 min
  • Yield2 racks of ribs, 4 servings


  • 2 racks lamb ribs
  • 5 cloves garlic
  • 1 teaspoon (5g) kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon (3g) black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon (1g) dried oregano leaves
  • 2 sprigs fresh rosemary
  • 2 tablespoons (30ml) olive oil



Preheat the oven to 300°F (150°C, gas mark 2).

Add all of the ingredients (except for the lamb ribs) to a mortar and pestle and pound it into a paste. 

Alternatively, mince the garlic and rosemary and mix it together with the rest of the ingredients in a bowl. 


Rub the paste all over the ribs, focusing on the meaty topside. 

Wrap the rib slabs in tinfoil and put them into a baking dish. 

Put them in the oven and cook for 3 hours. 


Get a gas or charcoal grill going nice and hot. You can add wood chips for some smoke too. 

Unwrap the ribs from the tinfoil (I like to make rice with the drippings) and put them directly on the grill for about 10-15 minutes, or until they’re nicely crisped up and slightly charred. 


Cut into individual ribs and spritz with lemon juice.

Greek Style Lamb Ribs


Serve with a tart salad to cut through the richness and a starchy base like rice or potatoes. Enjoy!

Greek Style Lamb Ribs

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