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Video - How to Make Roast Lamb

Get set for Easter with this delicious roast lamb recipe. Perfect for serving on Easter Sunday alongside all the usual trimmings!

 

Please note the timings provided will give you a piece of lamb that is tender and slightly pink in the middle (how its best!) but you can adjust the temperature and cooking time up or down to your liking. For best results use a meat thermometer to tell when its perfectly cooked just how you like it!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ingredients needed:
 
-1 whole leg of lamb
-A handful of fresh rosemary
-3 cloves of garlic
-2 tbsp olive oil
-Seasoning
 
 
Method:
 
  1. Take the meat out of fridge 30 minutes prior to cooking, and pre heat your oven to 210°C.
  2. Crush a clove of garlic and scatter in the centre of a roasting tray.
  3. Score the skin of the lamb lightly with a very sharp knife and place in the roasting tray, on top of the garlic.
  4. Chop 2 garlic cloves and add to a pestle and mortar before adding a handful of freshly chopped rosemary, 2 tbsp of olive oil and a generous pinch of sea salt. Grind together until smooth and thoroughly combined.
  5. Spoon the mixture onto the lamb and rub all over the surface of the joint.
  6. Place the roasting tray in the centre of the oven and cook for 20 minutes at 210°C.
  7. Reduce the oven to 180°C and continue to cook for 2 hours.
  8. Remove from the oven and rest for at least 15 minutes before serving.
Carve and serve!

Posted: 04 Apr 2019

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