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    Barbecued Lamb

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    Total Time:

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    Cook Time:

    1 hr 45 mins

    45 mins

    1 hr

    ellie_'s Note:

    Recipe source: Rosemary

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Place the lamb on a cutting board, use a sharp knife make a long cut through the flesh to the bone. Remove the bone and cut away the excess fat.
    2. 2
      Cut through the thickest part of the meat to open it out as flat as possible. Make several cuts in the lamb with a sharp knife and push silvers of garlic and sprigs of herbs into the slits.
    3. 3
      Place the meat in a bowl and pour sherry and oil over the meat.
    4. 4
      Chop remaining herbs and scatter over meat. Cover and let marinate in the refrigerator for 30 minutes.
    5. 5
      Remove lamb from marinade and season with salt and pepper.
    6. 6
      Place on a medium-hot barbecue and cook for 30-35 minutes, turning and basting with reserved marinade. OR tie up lamb and roast on a spit for 1 1/2 hours or until done.
    7. 7
      Scrub potatoes and then cut them into thick slices; brush with marinade and place them around the lamb. Cook for 15-20 minutes; turning occassionally or until golden brown.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on December 26, 2009

      55

      This is a delicious method for cooking lamb. The fresh herbs really gave it a nice flavor. I marinated it overnight. I did the spit method, and was going to use the indoor rotisserie but the weather was some of the nicest we have had for Christmas, so I cooked it outdoors on the gas rotisserie, with some apple wood chips for a little smoke flavor. Will be making this again, and will try the butterflied method during grilling season (will also try the potatoes then).

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    • on July 25, 2009

      45

      Great lamb recipe! With permission, we used lamb chops rather than a whole leg of lamb. We were out of fuel for the grills, so I pan seared them. We used all fresh herbs but used regular olive oil. I also added some chopped green onion to the marinade. Using fresh herbs is key to a great lamb dish, and this recipe infuses a great blend. Thanks for sharing the recipe. :)

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    Nutritional Facts for Barbecued Lamb

    Serving Size: 1 (660 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 1257.4
     
    Calories from Fat 674
    53%
    Total Fat 74.9 g
    115%
    Saturated Fat 27.5 g
    137%
    Cholesterol 303.9 mg
    101%
    Sodium 274.4 mg
    11%
    Total Carbohydrate 33.0 g
    11%
    Dietary Fiber 3.7 g
    15%
    Sugars 2.2 g
    8%
    Protein 87.8 g
    175%

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