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Lorena Garcia's Charred Grilled Rack of Lamb in a
Wild Mushroom Passion Fruit Sauce

No recipe image available.Individual portions of lamb are served with sautéed wild mushrooms and a passion fruit and wine sauce.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 rack lamb French cut, 2 ribs portions
1 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil
1 pinch salt and fresh ground pepper to taste

Wild Mushroom Passion Fruit Sauce:
2 cups fresh wild mushrooms (Portobello, oyster, etc.)
1 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil
1 tablespoon minced shallots or red onion
1 tablespoon minced garlic
1/2 cup demi-glace
1/2 cup fresh passion fruit juice (strain the seeds)
1/4 cup Splenda® Sugar Blend
1/4 cup dry alcohol-free red wine
Salt and ground black pepper to taste

Cooking Directions:

  1. Heat the olive oil, shallots, garlic, and wild mushrooms in a saucepan over medium high heat for approximately 3 minutes.
  2. Add the demi-glace, passion fruit juice and alcohol-free red wine and let simmer for a few minutes. Add the Splenda® Sugar Blend for Baking, let simmer for a few minutes until some of the liquid has evaporated and all of the ingredients have blended in together.
  3. Place the racks of lamb on the grill, cook for 3 to 4 minutes, then flip them and cook them for a few minutes until they reach the desired temperature. Place on the middle of the plate.
  4. Drizzle sauce and mushrooms over the rack of lamb.

Makes 4 servings.


  • The lamb can be substituted by 3 to 4 ounce portions salmon or chicken and shrimp kabobs per person.
  • Cooking wine is a more common kitchen wine but using a non-alcoholic wine allows better control over salt in your recipes.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4 of recipe): Calories: 600; Calories from Fat: 320; Total Fat: 36g; Saturated Fat: 14g; Cholesterol: 95mg; Sodium: 1370mg; Total Carbs: 39g; Dietary Fiber: 2g; Sugars: 19g; Protein: 27g.

Exchanges per Serving: 3 Medium Fat Meats, 2 Starches, 3 Fats.

Recipe courtesy of Splenda, Inc. Splenda® is a no-calorie sweetener made from sugar that is suitable for diabetics. For more information regarding this product, please call 1-800-777-5363 or visit their website at