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Roast Lamb The Easy Way

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This is an easy and delicious way to make roast lamb, and the best part is that it is hard to mess up this recipe, unless you forget about it in the oven.

How To Make A Roast Lamb

This recipe serves 4.

You Will Need:

10ml crushed garlic

15ml wholegrain mustard

15ml fresh thyme leaves

15ml chives, finely chopped

15ml dried oregano

1 lemon cut into wedges (zest only)

80ml lemon juice

125ml olive oil

5ml fine salt

2.5ml cracked black pepper

1.6kg deboned leg of lamb

30ml olive oil

3 lemons, quartered


  • Whisk the garlic, mustard, thyme, chives, oregano, zest, lemon juice, olive oil, salt, and pepper together.
  • Rub this mixture all over the deboned leg of lamb.
  • Roll the lamb up to form a neat cylinder shape and secure it with kitchen string.
  • Put it into a zip-lock bag and pour any of the remaining marinade into the bag.
  • Place the meat in the fridge for one hour and 30 minutes.
  • Preheat the oven to 180 degrees Celsius.
  • Heat a large, non-stick pan over high heat. Seal the meat for two minutes on each side until golden brown.
  • Place the meat in a roasting tray and roast for an hour.
  • Add the lemon wedges and roast for a further 30 minutes.
  • Remove the lamb from the oven and allow the meat to rest for 10 minutes before serving.
  • Don’t forget the mint sauce.

roast lamb

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