Butterflied Leg of Lamb - With Attitude!

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 50 mins

This is an easy - cook it in an hour - recipe for a boneless butterflied leg of lamb. This recipe can be adapted for bone-in leg of lamb - just adjust for the size of the piece of meat. For a different taste, replace curry powder with 1 tbs dijon mustard. Different effect, but same base. I developed this recipe while just playing around in the kitchen one day - wanting to give my lamb a subtle kick without taking it over the top. This has become an absolute family favorite.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350 (or prepare grill if you prefer). Lay out butterflied leg of lamb - fat side down - on a pan with a rack.
  2. Mix remaining ingredients in a small bowl, and lightly coat both sides of the meat. Bake on center rack of oven for 50 minutes for rare, 1 hour for medium, or to your preference. Medium rare to medium for best taste.


Most Helpful

Unbelievably good - you MUST try this recipe. Its easy, has a nice kick, and is one of the tastiest lamb dishes I have ever encountered. Bravo to the chef who invented this one!

Denise Hedley September 19, 2007

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